Obesity keeps spreading, especially among the poor

3 juli 2O14

New OECD data shows that obesity keeps spreading in member countries, and is increasingly an inequality issue, especially in women. The economic crisis has made families spend less on food, and poor households have switched to cheaper foods that are high in calories. But in countries with very high levels of obesity, such as Mexico and the United States, people with more education are now as likely to be obese as those with less education. Klik hier voor the OECD Obesity Update 2014 en de data per land.