Russia is on the fifth place in the ranking of obesity

The research team from Harvard business school (USA) conducted a study and assessed the scale of the obesity problem around the world. Russia, according to the fifth. Hence, the problem of obesity in our country is very serious: every fourth Russian has extra pounds.

For the generation of data scientists took into account the health indicators in each country, level of education, access to quality food and drinking water.

Russia in the context of social index ranked 80th out of 132 countries. Interestingly, Russia this indicator has overtaken Paraguay, Nicaragua and Namibia. However, the researchers admit that recreated the picture of the world is not full. The study does not take into account GDP, technical and scientific progress.

Best to stay scientists believe Iceland, Switzerland and New Zealand.

Data published edition of The Telegraph.

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