Future diets: obesity rising to alarming levels around the world

The number of overweight or obese people has dramatically increased over the past 30 years – with the biggest rises in the developing world.

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Our January 2014 Future Diets report reveals the looming health crisis caused by fattier diets, more meat, more sugar and bigger portions. It examines how policy-makers have tried to curb our eating excesses – with mixed results.