Worldwide mortality from obesity exceeded the mortality from hunger

A team of researchers, composed of representatives from 50 countries, has prepared a report in which it is reported that the mortality rates of overweight and obesity over the last twenty years was three times higher than the death rate from starvation.

Experts said the trend of changes in the structure of health around the world. While research scientists was based on statistics, consisting of mortality from 1990 to 2010

As a confirmation of the study is the fact that in 2010, the obesity was the cause of death of almost 3 million people. Thus, obesity as a cause of death, moved up from 10th to 6th place. Mortality from hunger has always remained at the 8th position.

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Around the world, in addition to African countries, there is a predisposition to overweight. The number of people suffering from obesity and overweight has increased by 82 percent. At the same time, in the sub-Saharan part of Africa, cause of death number one remains hungry.

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