Should obesity be recognised as a disease?

Obesity is an increasing problem in the UK with current forecasts predicting that by 2050 approximately 50% of adults will be obese. 

It is important that action is taken to address the epidemic, not least because obesity can lead to chronic health issues including: Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, cancer, stroke, and depression. Read more at RSPH | Latest News | The Royal Society for Public Health UK