If you’ve placed on a couple of kilos lately you aren’t alone. The UK has a weight drawback. A current survey confirmed that a third of the inhabitants gained half a stone throughout lockdown, whereas official statistics counsel that greater than a 3rd of adults in Britain are chubby, and virtually 30 per cent are overweight. The typical grownup physique weight within the UK will increase by half a kilogram yearly between the ages of 20 and 60.
Gaining weight will be linked to a number of well being issues, together with most cancers, coronary heart assaults and strokes, dementia and sort 2 diabetes. What’s extra, the proof seems to point out that being overweight places you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19. One examine