‘Eating for Weight Loss’, ‘Weight loss diets’ and even more worryingly ‘weight loss drugs’ are some of the most searched terms on Google in relation to Health and Fitness; not just in the UK but in most parts of the developed world.
Lets take a look at this statistic from the BBC and you’ll start to realise why:-
In the UK, 64% of adults are classed as being overweight or obese. The report predicts a “huge increase” in heart attacks, strokes anddiabetes. Globally, the percentage of adults who were overweight or obese – classed as having a body mass index greater than 25 – grew from 23% to 34% between 1980 and 2008