It is estimated that around 1 in 4 adults in the UK are obese.  Obesity is generally defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 and above.  It is important to seek medical advice if you are obese and struggling to lose weight as it may be an indication of an underlying medical problem. There are significant health problems associated with being obese, including type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, depression and cancer.

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