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British women under 20 'most overweight in Europe'

More girls under 20 are overweight or obese in the UK than anywhere else in western Europe, alarming new research has shown.

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Obesity spreading fast in Australia 'because of lifestyle'

Obesity is spreading across Australia because of a sedentary lifestyle, cheap fast food, and a stronger focus on academics at school, an Australian broadcaster told Good Morning Britain.

Jono Coleman said despite Australia's reputation as a health conscious, sporty nation, obesity rates were climbing faster than anywhere else in the world because "all those things that effect the UK and America" were now happening there.

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