GLOBAL DI­ETS “DI­A­BOL­I­CAL”

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THE stan­dard of di­ets around the world is “di­a­bol­i­cal”, says the World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion (WHO).

The WHO pub­lished 2018’s Global Nutri­tion Re­port, which is a de­tailed look at di­ets around the world – and things are not look­ing good.

Obe­sity and mal­nu­tri­tion are still enor­mous global prob­lems. In fact, mal­nu­tri­tion is af­fect­ing ev­ery coun­try in the world, costs tril­lions of pounds ev­ery year and is a big­ger killer than smok­ing and air pol­lu­tion.

The re­port also re­vealed that more than four in ten chil­dren are drink­ing sug­ary drinks ev­ery sin­gle day and one in three do not eat fruit.

The WHO wants gov­ern­ments and busi­nesses to act now to help im­prove global eat­ing habits.

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