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10 facts on obesity

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Supportive environments and communities are fundamental in shaping people’s choices and preventing obesity

Individual responsibility can only have its full effect where people have access to a healthy lifestyle, and are supported to make healthy choices. WHO mobilizes the range of stakeholders who have vital roles to play in shaping healthy environments and making healthier diet options affordable and easily accessible.

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