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Two thirds of middle aged people in Wales are overweight or obese, says study

Nearly two thirds of people in Wales in their early 40s are overweight or obese, according to new research.

The University of London said one in four men (26%) and women (27%) were obese.

Researchers studied the body mass index (BMI) of almost 10,000 men and women in Wales, Scotland and England.

Caroline Evans reports for BBC Wales Today, and presenter Tomos Dafydd spoke to Dr Alice Sullivan, who carried out the research.

  • 07 Nov 2013
  • From the section Wales
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