Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds

FILE PHOTO: A vegetable seller grabs a handful of indian beans at a street market, in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

LONDON (Reuters) – Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday. In a study of 33 years of trends in body mass index (BMI) […]

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