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Most Obese Countries

The obesity rate for Americans comes in at a whopping 36.2%, which puts the hamburger's birthplace and the Cronut at near the top of the heftiest-nations-in-the-world rankings, according to the WHO. Worldwide obesity has almost tripled since 1975; as of 2017, the World Health Organisation declared more than 603 million adults and 107 million children to be obese globally - that is, roughly five percent of all children and 12 percent of adults on earth.

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    The 10 Most Obese Countries In The World

    The 10 Most Obese Countries In The World

    A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index of over 30. Approximately 3.4 million adults succumb to death every year as a result of …

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