Global weight gain more damaging than rising pop’n?

Researchers say the impact of increasing levels of weight may have the same impact on global resources as an extra billion people in the world. An author of the paper says “When people think about environmental sustainability… it’s not how many mouths there are to feed, it’s how much flesh there is on the planet.” The US tops the list of countries with weight problems. Researchers also note that the car culture has the most impact on weight gain in Arab countries. 


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