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LIFE EXPECTANCY WILL DECREASE BY THREE YEARS BY 2050 IN CANADA

11 October 2019

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CONSTANT PROGRESS

Since 1975, overweight and obesity have been steadily increasing in OECD countries. Today, 60% of the population is overweight and 25% is obese. The OECD had not published a report on obesity for 10 years. The findings of this new paper reveal that the adult obesity rate has increased from 21% in 2010 to 23% in 2016. Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or more.

To read more (an article in La Presse, only available in French) – Clic HERE