When children stop eating these foods, they’re more likely to become obese

More European kids are eating like Americans. And they appear to be less healthy, as a result.

European children whose families have ditched the Mediterranean diet are more likely to be obese. Roughly one in five boys in countries like Cyprus, Greece, Malta, San Marino, Italy and Spain are now obese, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization’s Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative.

Comparatively, less than 10% of children in Northern European countries such as Norway and Ireland were obese.

The Mediterranean diet is falling out of favor

The Mediterranean diet no longer appears to be the prevailing approach to eating for most of Southern European, according to researchers.

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