Mexico Is the Fattest Country in the World, Study

Magarya

Mexico has now become the world’s fattest country with a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate, surpassing United States’ 31.8 obesity rate, according to a study released, June by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). About 70 percent of Mexican adults are considered to be overweight.

  • The poor and young are worst affected, often both malnourished and fat
The poor and young are worst affected, often both malnourished and fat

The rising obesity rate is leading to a serious health crisis in Mexico as more adults are dying of heart diseases and diabetes. Plus, one in every six Mexican adults suffers from weight-related diabetes.

The country has arrived at this situation due to its inactive lifestyle, less manual labour, industrialized agricultural production, rising incomes and bad eating habits. As a result, the majority of the racks in the clothing stores are filled with plus sizes.

Majority of the Mexican population blame the establishment of American fast food centres and other…

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