Experts predict more than 50% of the UK population will be obese by 2050. Did you know that Copeland in West Cumbria is the fattest local authority area in England and has 75.9% of it's population is classed as overweight or obese. The fattest region is the North East where 68% of people are overweight.
However there are places in England which have very low rates of obesity and this may not come as a surprise. Local authorities like Kensington, Chelsea and Richmond all have the lowest levels of obesity, is there a reason for this? Affluent areas like this host many famous people and is this the reason why obesity levels are very low? Are the residents of these areas worried about their image and what they look like?
To read more check out the link below. For now though, let's prove these experts wrong and remember to eat healthy and exercise!!
Reference - BBC News - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-26037619