The proportion of people who are obese or overweight has risen significantly in recent years – data from the World Health Organization found 40 percent of women and 39 percent over men were overweight – that’s nearly 2 billion adults worldwide! According to a report published by the UK Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research, in the United Kingdom, the Government spends about £6 billion a year on the direct medical costs of conditions related to being overweight or obese – these costs are expected to increase to £12 billion by 2030! We caught up with Dr Susan Kleiner, scientist and nutritional consultant to discuss weight management, and the nutrition required to effectively lose, maintain and gain weight.
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