Brits almost as fat as Americans; Italy trimmest EU member in OECD

A new OECD report finds Britain has the highest rates of overweight and obesity in the EU, and rates 5th overall (after the US, Mexico, NZ and Australia). Japan and Korea are the trimmest kids on the bloc, but the problem’s getting worse everywhere.

And guess what – Italy’s the least overweight EU member of the OECD. Who knew?