News review 2007: Obesity continues to grow

 作者:双睑     |      日期:2019-03-02 01:06:01
By Vivienne Greig Plump, well-covered, big-boned. Whatever euphemisms we use, the inescapable fact is that many of us in the rich and pampered west are dangerously fat – and remain so, despite our governments’ increasingly panicked pleading to modify our diets and lifestyles. In November, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) added cancer to the growing list of health problems caused by obesity, following the most comprehensive investigation ever undertaken into the links between diet, lifestyle and cancer. Previous warnings about diabetes, heart disease and arthritis have gone largely unheeded,