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King_Ghidra
01-02-2006, 12:24:24
[edit] oops my bad, it's fattest city in the UK, not just england

http://society.guardian.co.uk/health/news/0,,1699580,00.html

Bradford is the fattest city in the UK because of its residents' love of fast food and alcohol, according to research published today.
Northern cities dominated the obesity league table, which is based on the incidence of heart disease, the amount of junk food and alcohol consumed and the level of gym membership

1. Bradford (4)
2. Liverpool (3)
3. Manchester (1)
4. Newcastle (2)
5. Glasgow (5)
6. Birmingham (14)
7. Wolverhampton (8)
8. Sheffield (9)
9. Stoke-on-Trent (6)
10. Leeds (=12)
11. Edinburgh (10)
12. Swansea (7)
13. Coventry (=16)
14. Leicester (18)
15. Plymouth (11)
16. Coventry (16)
17. Derby (19)
18. Nottingham (=16)
19. Cardiff (21)
20. Bristol (15)
21. London (22)
22. Southampton (=12)

MattHiggs
01-02-2006, 12:26:17
You should see it around Eccles, Salford. There are SO MANY fat people here.

Tizzy
01-02-2006, 12:26:35
Did they mean to have Coventry in there twice? Does that mean it's actually twice as fat?

King_Ghidra
01-02-2006, 12:43:54
tizzy = mose

MoSe
01-02-2006, 12:45:07
Coventry, from co-ventral = [two] combined bellies

Venom
01-02-2006, 13:17:02
Great way to measure people's fatness....by not actually measuring fatness.

MOBIUS
07-02-2006, 22:54:02
Originally posted by MattHiggs
You should see it around Eccles, Salford. There are SO MANY fat people here.

And that must just be the ones who are energetic enough to leave the house.

Provost Harrison
07-02-2006, 23:01:32
I am sure Hull used to be at the top of that list but seems to have completely dropped off there...interesting...

Provost Harrison
07-02-2006, 23:03:55
Odd, they never looked at Hull, although it is bigger than most of those cities in there.

MOBIUS
09-02-2006, 00:48:28
In more ways than one...:p

Koshko
09-02-2006, 05:16:48
Meh ... our skinniest city is probably fatter than those places.