Wales has one of the fattest populations in the world. Experts say a chronic lack of health funding means the problem can only get worse.
Almost one in four adults in Wales are clinically obese and it's estimated the problem costs the NHS about £73m a year. A leading doctor has told ITV Cymru Wales the health profession has, up until now, been ineffective in tackling the problem.
And you can see more on that story on Wales This Week, tonight at 8pm on ITV Cymru Wales.
Over half the population in Wales are now overweight and almost one in four adults are clinically obese.
Two leading experts are claiming that the NHS in Wales simply can’t cope. They say obese people here have to be much fatter than those in England before they qualify for life-changing surgery.
Full story: Wales This Week The Obesity Timebomb Monday at 8pm on ITV Cymru Wales