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Impact of Diet & Activity Levels in the UK

A healthy and active lifestyle is vital for a long and happy life. in this post you can realize the impact of obesity

  • 33% of males and 50% of females are currently overweight
  • 1 in 4 people are now obese
  • England has one of the highest obesity rates in the world
  • Obesity claims the lives of over 40,000 people annually in the UK
  • The cost to the NHS is over 1 Billion a year, and 2 Billion to the wider UK economy
  • Obesity takes over 9 years off your overall life expectancy
  • Fad diets do not to work, according to all the evidence and studies done
  • Obesity is proven to negatively affect both school and work
  • A sedentary lifestyle affects overall mental ability
  • Being overweight costs you up to extra £3000 per year (food, higher prices in clothes, lost work etc.) That’s the cost of a holiday!
  • Being obese increases your risk of missing out in social activities

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