New reports say rates of obesity across the world have tripled since 1975. More than one in ten (13%) are classed as obese while over a third (39%) are deemed overweight.
It may seem obvious, but the cause is down to diet. Mainly, an increased consumption of foods and drinks high in fat, sugar and salt.
As growing evidence suggests poor nutrition is associated with oral and wider-health diseases, the role of good nutrition and a balanced diet becomes even more important.