The purpose of my project will be to ascertain specifically the impacts on our economy if the level of obesity continues to rise. My report will focus on cost and impacts on obesity without going into depth on the medical side of obesity such as the causes and treatments however they will be mentioned briefly with a holistic view of costs and impacts.
The level of obesity in the United Kingdom has swiftly stretched to an unprecedented high with one in every four adults suffering from it. It has also drastically increased with 68% of men and 55% of women being classed as overweight. 26% of adults were classed as inactive (