obesity

Maltese fattest, Romanians slimmest in EU

Malta has the largest proportion of obese people among the European Union member states, while Romania has the smallest proportion, according to Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

65% of Croatians overweight or obese

About 65 percent of Croatians are overweight or obese, which affects their health, a press conference was told at an event marking European Obesity Day at the Dr Andrija Stampar Institute of...

New science suggests children catch obesity at birth from mum or dad

Expectant mothers are encouraged to switch to a healthy diet and stop smoking, but scientific studies are showing by then it may be too late: the parents' pre-pregnancy lifestyles, even including...