Losing weight and becoming slim and smart has been a concept that has gained popularity during the past few years, people want to look smart and attractive just like their favorite celebrities. But some people think otherwise they consider being fat as a sign of beauty and health. There have been instances in some cultures where the brides are force fed in order to make them fat before the big day. This might sound absurd to you but that is just true. Being fat can cause many health problems like heart issues so many countries around the world are trying hard to fight obesity and encourage healthy eating habits.
Top 10 Fastest Countries In The World By Obesity Rate include FINLAND. Finland is a country having population around 5.4 million making it somewhat sparsely populated country in Europe. The people of this country love food in other words they are just obsessed with food. The statistics clearly show the problem getting worse and government is taking counter steps to cope with it but success is yet to be achieved.
Top 10 Fastest Countries In The World By Obesity Rate include LUXEMBOURG. This country is landlocked country as it has Belgium to it west, Germany to east and France to South. It is the least populated country in Europe but with a high obesity rate of 22.1%. Thiscountry’s cuisines are influenced from the neighboring countries. It is known as a producer of many different wines.
Top 10 Fastest Countries In The World By Obesity Rate include IRELAND. Ireland is the 3rd largest Island located in North West of Europe. It is rated as 2nd fattest island in Europe and 8th fattest in the world. The obesity rate is around 23%. The modern style living with more junk food and less exercise is to blame for the rise is obesity. The good news is that Ireland has been a 50 percent drop in premature deaths.
7. UNITED KINGDOM
United Kingdom comprises of Britain and Northern part of Ireland. UK has also seen a rise in obesity rate over the years. The obesity rate being 23 % thanks to the modern living style, growing costs of health care and the easy availability of unhealthy food.
This country consists of around 3 territories and 10 provinces. The 24 hours open counters of McDonalds and KFC which are ever ready to serve food to you and packaged inexpensive food is responsible for obesity rate of 24.2%.Government is taking counter measures to fight obesity and encourage healthy lifestyle.
Australia is a continent and a country. This country is surrounded by sea and Australians are known to love food this is not the first time they are on this list. Obesity is more like an epidemic with almost everyone suffering from it. The obesity rate is around 24.6%. Government is trying hard to curb this unnecessary evil of obesity by educating people and encouraging them to adopt healthy life style.
This country has Andes Mountains in west and Pacific Ocean in the west. Thus it is occupying somewhat narrow coastline on the map. The obesity rate is 25.1. This country is known as largest wine and seafood exporter.
3. NEW ZEALAND
The obesity rate is around 26.5%. The average New Zealander weighs around 81.3kg. If it makes you feel any better they are still lighter than an average American.
USA has around 50 states and also one federal republic with an obesity rate of around 31.8%.This developed and somewhat resourceful country also has the fattest people in the world thanks to the unhealthy life style and easily available junk food.
This country is 10th largest exporter of oil and largest producer of silver but just wait a minute it is on top of the list containing the fattest people with obesity rate of around 32.8%. Thanks to urbanization and invasion of food chains.