Seven in ten Greeks overweight, extensive new study indicates


It they may be renowned for their healthy Mediterranean diet, the regions of Crete and the Aegean islands have the highest percentage of obese people in Greece, according to a new study that has found that seven in ten Greek adults are overweight.

The Hydria project, the first health and nutrition survey of the Greek population, found that 43 percent of Cretans are obese, compared to just 30 percent in Attica. Moreover, it established that Cretans walk up to an hour less than the city dwellers of...

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