You see a lot of very young children not the elite being given a big bag of crisps all to themselves? Bahamas People that live in the Bahamas are said to be one of the most overweight and that maybe because of the resort lifestyle that the Island nation has cultivated. See Also : 1: Kuwait Kuwait is just like of king of fattest countries which is just due to fast food because their craze for fast food lead them to alarming situation of increasing obesity, according to reports about 13 percent of people in the world are obese but in this country obesity rate is more than 42 percent which is exactly 42. Around 90% of the people here are overweight, with around 57. These things, aggravated by a poor diet and lack of health education, make for a fast spreading problem. In fact, countries with smaller economies, such as , , , , and Nauru have made it to the top 10. Further south, obesity rates are also on the rise in the wealthier South American countries like Chile and Argentina.
They have turned eating food into competitions and are now battling with obesity and the problem that it brings with itself. The second most obese region of the world is in the Middle East, as countries from this region also occupy top places in the table. I was eating about 2500 calories a day on the ketogenic diet consisting of roughly 70% fats including animal fats a. Barbados The issue of Obesity in Barbados has been a cautionary tale. The increase in desk jobs and technology has led humanity towards a sedentary lifestyle. Much of the obesity problem is attributable to the fact that for many families that have moved to urban areas during the past decade, a new diet and lifestyle must be adapted to - one in which low-quality foods are more affordable than healthy alternatives.
Instances of diabetes, heart disease, and other problems are on the rise. Being the neighbor of America does that to you, we guess? Norway Another example of a developed country facing lifestyle problems is the Scandinavian country of Norway. There is also minimal recognition of the health detriments of obesity with fitness not being as much in the forefront. Statistics based on obese and overweight populations give a different top 5. Note: The list below consists of either sovereign countries or depending territories with a population of at least 100,000 10. As a result, sedentary lifestyle has become a norm, and we see an obesity rate of 33.
Country Overall rank Overall prevalence of obesity % Female rank Female prevalence of obesity % Male rank Male prevalence of obesity % 1 61. This percentage marks Egypt as the most overweight of all African countries. One of the leading causes of preventable death in this country is obesity, which is second only to smoking. The chart published below offers a look at additional countries with high rates of obesity. This can be attributed to the decrease in physical activities and hence, an increase in sedentary activities such as watching tv, spending too much time on the computer, etc. With a population of 318,892,103, the U. All of our employees, agents and partners are committed to keeping your data confidential.
Chile The South American country of Chile is one of the two Latin American country to be featured in this list. Main reason of obesity in this country, it is largest consumer of Coca Cola in the world which was more after 1980s because before this only typical diet of natural ingredients is used, so large population is fond of drinking soda therefore government has announced Tax on soda that fairly means to prevent people from drinking soda. The most obese populations in the world live in Pacific Island nations, which make up many the top ten positions on the list. You live in a world where only kids eat fast food? Finland The Scandinavian country of Finland comes in the top 10 of the fattest countries in the world. Qatar is more developed Arab country so it also said that half of the population of this state is overweight therefore that are facing serious crisis of rising diabetes in children, fast food from western countries popped in this country so obesity rate of this country is about 33.
Think about the conclusions you've just drawn. Again, forming part of the Adriatic coast but this time, across the sea from the above two nations. Interestingly, although countries in North America and Europe appear prominent on the global map owing to their size, the countries with the biggest obesity problems are almost exclusively found in the Pacific Islands - with American Samoa 74. Less that 15% of the total German population can be considered healthy and even in this country, the problem is more serious in children than in adults. Since consumerism became mainstream, Hungary has seen a steady growth in obesity.