It is one of the numbers that emerged from the fourth edition of the Italian Barometer Obesity Report, referring to the year 2021, made by the IBDO Foundation
Subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed
In Italy, there are more than 25 million adults and children who are overweight or obese. In concrete terms, 46% of adults, or more than 23 million, and 26.3% of children and adolescents between 3 and 17 years (2.2 million) are overweight. This is the picture that emerged from the fourth edition of the Italian Barometer Obesity Report, referring to the year 2021, prepared by the IBDO Foundation in collaboration with Istat, Coresearch and Bhave and with the unconditional contribution of Novo Nordisk.
Source: TG 24 Sky
I am Barbara Redford, a professional journalist and writer with extensive experience in news reporting. I have been writing for The News Dept since 2019, covering topics related to health and wellness. My passion is to keep people informed about the latest developments in healthcare and the medical industry. With my articles, I strive to create awareness on various diseases while also highlighting their remedies or treatments.
Aside from writing for The News Dept, I also conduct interviews with renowned doctors and medical practitioners who provide valuable insight into different illnesses or conditions. My articles are often highlighted by several leading health websites as well as magazines due to their quality of information and accuracy of facts.