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Obese Olympics: America vs World


January 10, 2017

America has built up the reputation of being the fattest country in the world. As we all know, making assumptions when you don’t know the facts can be costly, so it is important to educate yourself before you make claims. That is why we did some digging to find out which countries are statistically the most obese.

The Tale of the Tape (United States)

  • 70.9 % of men and 61.9% of women are considered overweight or obese.
  • 28.8% of boys and 29.7% of girls are considered overweight or obese.
  • We are considered by comprehensive studies to be the FATTEST country in the world in terms of number of obese citizens.

The Tale of the Tape (The World )

  • 2.1 Billion people worldwide are considered to be overweight or obese.
  • Outside of the United States, 38% of men and 36.9% of women are considered overweight or obese.
  • Outside of the United States, 14.2% of boys and 14.7% of girls are considered overweight or obese.

The Results
This bout was clearly one sided, as the United States triumphs the rest of the world in the obesity rankings. Behind the United States; China, India, Russia and Brazil round out the top five of the most obese countries in the world. Many scientists and economists feel that the issue affects the lower classes of society with greater impact. These people are strictly trying to feed their families. They have no concern about nutrition or glucose levels, they simply need calories and they find it in cheap, fast food. Society has started to shift into a health craze, but the lower classes have struggled to keep up.

Possible Solutions
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