Russia was in fourth place in the list of the countries whose populations are prone to obesity. Only the researchers analyzed data from 188 countries. Today to 2.1 billion people around the world suffer from obesity.
Russia on all counts approaching the unconditional leader of the USA, writes Lancet.
Note, obesity rates are different in the world. More than half of people who are overweight live in ten countries: USA, China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Germany, Pakistan and Indonesia.
In Russia with obesity face 15% of men 20 years and 28.5% of women. Overweight is the cause of the development of serious chronic diseases, treat, which is significantly harder than to avoid them. Scientists and doctors believe that nutrition is not only to government agencies and health care, but also on the citizens responsible for their own health and the health of their loved ones.