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WHO: Greece Has the Highest Obesity Rate in Europe for Boys

A new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about the global obesity "epidemic" includes some disturbing data for Greece. A staggering 16.7% of the...

About 480,000 Greek Children will be Obese or Overweight by 2025

Obesity rates in Greece and around the world are rising and scientists estimate that by 2025, 480,000 Greek school-age children will be obese or...

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Raises Awareness on Child Obesity

As the top Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes, highlights, “run with your heart and you will never get tired.” People of all ages ran last...

2014 ‘Navarino Challenge’ to be Held September in Greece

One of the main Greek sporting events of the past year, “Navarino Challenge,” will be held from September 19 to September 21, 2014 in...

Navarino Challenge Marathon in the Peloponnese

An initiative is starting in Messinia and Arcadia, the first marathon Navarino Challenge. The Ambassador of the Navarino Challenge, and supporter of the idea...

Greek Kids Top Europe’s Fat List

The 40th annual conference of the Greek Endocrinological Society held in Athens heard disturbing news the rate of Greek childhood obesity is the highest...

Greece has Second-Highest Childhood Obesity Rate in the World

Medical experts have suggested the introduction of cooking classes at school in order to better address childhood obesity, which is assuming disturbing proportions in...

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