Maldon's battle with bulge as 70% of people classed as overweight (From Maldon and Burnham Standard)
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Maldon's battle with bulge as 70% of people classed as overweight
Updated 10:40am Monday 17th February 2014 in News
Maldon has the fifth highest obesity rate in Essex.
Figures published by Public Health England reveal 70 per cent of people had a BMI which placed them as overweight or obese.
BMI is calculated using height and weight measurements.
Maldon district was placed fifth out of 14 districts and was above the county average of 67.5 per cent.
Full report in this week's Standard.
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