Obesity has been called an epidemic by hundreds of articles and publications worldwide. But with so much noise happening, little has changed in the way we address weight in the UK.

According to the NHS, having a BMI of over 30 is labelled as obese. However, we all know that BMI’s are just a rough guideline and shouldn’t be adhered to religiously. But they do give you a general idea of where you are at physically. Perhaps, a more reliable stat to measure your physical health is waist size. This is partly because it allows for a little more space between different categories and is a more…