Czech doctors have declared war on obesity. With six percent of children and almost a quarter of the adult population obese, the Czech Republic follows countries such as the USA, Greece, Ireland and Portugal as the nation with the highest percentage of obese people. WHO, the World Health Organisation, considers obesity one of the ten main health threats for the 21st century.
The Czech Republic has always enjoyed a good reputation thanks to its beautiful women and its delicious brew. But if Czechs continue to live the comfortable life-style they adopted after the fall of the totalitarian regime, they may soon make headlines for a different reason - representing the fattest nation in Europe. Czech doctors have been recording a growing number of overweight and obese patients, not only among adults but with children too. Some five percent of Czech minors are obese. Due to this alarming growth, the Czech weight watcher