Swale and Medway are both trying to tackle the problems of obesity. As a percentage of the population, they have the third and fourth highest numbers of overweight people in England. Around one in three people living there are overweight.
Now a charity in Kent is calling on people to swap their knife and fork, with a spade and fork, and get digging on an allotment and start growing their own fruit and veg. It's aiming to help hundreds of people lose weight. Nashreen Issa reports.
Click video: In some areas of Kent and Medway, almost one in three people are classified as being obese. The county's director of public health has vowed to tackle the problem head-on. Meradin Peachey says she wants to make it easier for people to make better lifestyle choices.
Forget worrying about your Body Mass Index - measuring your waistline may be a better way to tell if you're a healthy weight - according to a new study. Nutritionist Margaret Ashwell from Oxford Brookes University has found that your waistline should be less than half your height.