Adult Canadians are still getting fatter, according to new data on obesity released by Statistics Canada.
And the weight gain isn’t evenly spread: Saskatchewan and the Atlantic provinces have a much higher percentage of obese adults than the Canadian average.
According to data from the Canadian Community Health Survey, 26.7 per cent of Canadians were obese in 2015, up from 23.1 per cent in 2004. The survey measured obesity as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.
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