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Watch how fast the world became obese

Between 1975 and 2014, the worldwide prevalence of adult obesity tripled. This map shows how it happened, country-by-country. The color of each county represents its age-standardized obesity rate in the year shown. Hover over a country to see what its obesity rate was in 1975 and what it is today. Youtube version   The data […]

from The Huffington Post

How Obesity Rates Around The World Have Ballooned

For those who are morbidly obese, exercise is a necessary, but challenging undertaking. The usual exhortations to exercise for 30 minutes a day may seem overwhelming at first and, in some cases, physically impossible. In these cases, starting out small can lay the foundation for a successful move toward better health. Short, five-minute exercises...

- Obesity rates by US county 2008.More obesity maps >>

from The Huffington Post

Food Insecurity And Inactivity Are Driving The Obesity Epidemic

This is what obesity looks like across the country

“There are some clear patterns by region. In Europe and the U.S., obesity rates for men and women are roughly equal. In southern African countries, Women have obesity rates that are on average 20%...

World Obesity Study Shows Alarming Trend, U. S. In Top Ten Obese Countries

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