The World Health Organization has been cautioning about the growing obesity epidemic since the 1990s. So, which countries have the most overweight people and why?
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Food Security and Climate Change in the Pacific
“In addition, the World Health Organization recently reported that the Pacific population’s calorie consumption has been increasing, yet nutritional status has decreased, reflecting the change in diets from traditional fare to mainly imported, low-quality foods. Th is has unequivocally led to the deteriorating health status of Pacific islanders, whose rates of obesity, diabetes, and micronutrient deficiencies are among the highest in the world.”
Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013
“In 2010, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3.4 million deaths, 3.9% of years of life lost, and 3.8% of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) worldwide.”
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