Public health specialist, Dr Kevin Lewis from Shropshire’s primary trust confirmed that two third of people in Shropshire are overweight. Dr Kevin told BBC News that the environment people are living is "not helpful".
The statistics follow a national report into obesity, which said the government, must act to stop Britain "sleepwalking" into a crisis. "It's about the way we live our life, the way society is configured. The way we live is not helpful."