Based on the WHO global estimates between 1975 and 2016, the worldwide prevalence of obesity has almost tripled (1). As of 2016, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over (39% of males and 40% of female) were overweight (1).
This toolkit discusses the following key nutrition issues related to weight:
- environment, including food availability and accessibility
- personal lifestyle factors including medical conditions, risk factors, medications, mood, quality of life, exercise/physical activity,