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Battle of the bulges

For all the talk about the world getting smaller, it's also getting bigger. According to a recent study, the worldwide prevalence of people who are overweight and obese has increased 27.5 percent in adults and 47.1 percent in children over the last three decades. Almost a third of the world's population, 2.1 billion people, is now fat.

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