A piece of good news for Romania: it has the lowest incidence of obesity in Europe, with only 7.7% of all men, an Eurostat study shows. Romania is followed by Holland (7.9%), Italy (8.3%) and Austria (8.6%). The leading countries are Malta (25.1%) and the United Kingdom (22.3%).

Romanian women also have a quite fine ranking on the fifth place. Only 9.5% of the Romanian women are obese, compared to the last places - UK (23%) and Germany (21.7%). The lowest incidence is in Italy (7.9%), followed by Austria (8.6%), Denmark (9.1%) and France (9.2%).