US tops global Obese countries List

First of all what is Obesity?

A person falls under the Obese bracket, if his BMI is more than 32Kg/square meter. Another simpler way to determine whether a person is obese is explained here.

Following the above standards, the top five most obese countries in the world are (from most obese to the least | Data: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ):

1) Americans
2) Mexico
3) New Zealand
4) Chile
5) Australia

According to the data, Obesity rates vary widely across globe, from a low of 4% in Japan and Korea, to 30% or more in the United States and Mexico.

The main reasons responsible for Obesity endemic many developed countries are:

Sedentary lifestyle, more intake of fast foods and little or no exercise. Fast Foods with bad calories are also to blame.

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