Exclusive: Call for obesity to be reclassified as a ‘disease’

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has told Skies News that it now relates to obesity as a disease - instead of a way of life selection - and also it is contacting the federal government to do the exact same. Some experts claim that weight problems will certainly not be taken on effectively till it is seen as a disease however others state this can be dangerous. According to the World Health Organisation, 30% of grownups in the UK are overweight and that number has tripled considering that 1980, making the UK one of the most overweight nation in western Europe. Sky's Charlotte Lomas records. REGISTER FOR our YouTube channel for even more video clips: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more material go to http://news.sky.com as well as download our applications: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

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