This is an interesting statistic - another reason why keeping in shape is so important.
There are so many health conditions linked with being overweight and it is something that all of us have the power to change - it cannot be ignored.
Men with larger waistlines could be at higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer, a study has suggested. Research on 140,000 men from eight European countries found that a 4in (10cm) larger waist circumference could increase the chances of getting the cancer by 13%. Men were most at risk when their waist was bigger than 37in (94cm), the University of Oxford study found.