Every third inhabitant of the planet suffers from obesity - statistics

The researchers analyzed data collected over 25 years, and reiterated their concerns about obesity. According to statistics, one third of the population of our planet is suffering from this pathology. In addition, a list was drawn up of the countries-leaders in obesity. Certainly, excess weight has a very negative impact on human health, increases the risk of heart disease, blood vessels, liver and other organs.

At first glance it may seem that the problem of obesity applies only to residents of the United States and other developed countries. This conclusion is quite superficial, say experts from the Institute of indicators and evaluation of health in the United States.

Despite serious measures for the prevention of excess weight, to overcome the problem yet. The number of obese people is increasing. A few decades ago the number of slim, there were more people, and among full strongly dominated by women. Now obesity is a problem not only for the elderly but also children and teenagers. Every extra kilo in childhood carries the harm to the growing organism.

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So, according to the research results, leading to obesity are the USA, China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Germany, Pakistan, Indonesia. Most fat people live in Kuwait, Kiribati, Micronesia, Libya, and Samoa.

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