Thursday, February 9, 2012

Half of Dutch Population Overweight

Health Minister Edith Schippers is worried about the increasing number of Dutch people who are overweight. The National Institute for Health and Environment RIVM, has recently undertaken research which shows that almost 60% of the male population is overweight and 44% of the female population is overweight. One out of 7 in these groups is so overweight that there are serious risks to their health.

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