• Report: Obesity could cost the world over $4 trillion a year by 2035

    27 days ago - By STAT

    The costs of obesity are projected to soar globally, in step with rising prevalence, according to a new report from the World Obesity Federation, the only group focused solely on tracking global obesity trends and a partner of the World Health Organization.
    Over half the world's population will be either overweight or have obesity by 2035, the report projected, while the economic impact of a high BMI could reach $4.32 trillion annually, if current trends continue and policy inertia around the disease remains in place.
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