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.

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.