|Rank||Country||Obesity - adult prevalence rate (%)|
|10||Micronesia, Federated States of||45.8|
|20||United Arab Emirates||31.7|
Definition: This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate map
Obesity and overweight breaks scales in all countries: 30% of world population
Uruguay News - 11/29/2021 11:59:00 PM
In the same period, rates of global obesity and excessive weight surged 28% in adults and 47% in children. The researchers consulted statistics ... the world's obese are from just 10 countries ...
Op-Ed | Obesity is a disease – COVID-19 proves federal policymakers should treat it like one
AM New York on MSN.com - 11/30/2021 7:30:45 PM
Last spring, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed our country to the brink. Hospitals struggled as they ran out of ventilators, beds, masks, and countless other
India now has more women than men: 8 major findings from NFHS-5 data
DailyO - 11/25/2021 11:08:00 AM
The National Family and Health Survey Data 2019-21 has revealed some watershed moments in India's demographic history. Here's the good and the bad.
New UN report: Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean rose by 13.8 million people in just one year
ReliefWeb - 11/30/2021 4:10:00 PM
English News and Press Release on World about Food and Nutrition, Health and Epidemic; published on 30 Nov 2021 by FAO, IFAD and 5 other organizations
Obesity is rising; Can health coaches and tech drive durable behavior change?
American Enterprise Institute - 11/29/2021 2:49:00 PM
Nearly one out of 10 adults are classified as suffering from severe obesity. Given the stubborn biology – not to mention the consequences of our often-obesogenic environment – it’s not surprising obesity remains a challenging and profound chronic health problem.
Hunger in Latin America and Caribbean reaches 15-year high: UN
YAHOO!News - 12/1/2021 2:55:00 AM
Hunger levels in the Latin America Caribbean region are the highest they have been in 15 years according to a report released by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday.
How is Rising Prevalence of Diabetes Fuelling the Expansion of Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Devices Market?
openpr.com - 11/30/2021 5:17:00 AM
Owing to the soaring geriatric population and the rising prevalence of obesity and diabetes mellitus in several countries the demand for self monitoring blood glucose SMBG devices is expected to rise in the coming years As per a report by
68% of Indian ultra-processed food products have excess salt, sugar: Study
India Times - 12/2/2021 8:24:00 AM
India clocks the highest growth rate for ultra-processed food and beverages. From 2006-2019, the retail value of packaged junk food and soft drinks in..
Resveratone Reviews: Warning! Don’t Buy Until You Read This Latest Report
Inter Press Service - 12/2/2021 10:25:00 AM
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