It's probably not something the country wishes to publicise. Yet this is a problem too large to hide. Yes, it finally happened. British women top the league tables in Western Europe when it comes to 'who's the largest of them all.' Men, however, only come in at number four with Spain, Ireland and Andorra placed higher.
The findings which were published in The Lancet medical journal are the result of three global studies into BMI, cholesterol and blood pressure over the past 28 years. Read more on this study here. Or you can purchase the original article from the Lancet here.