Worldwide Obesity: A Frightening Look at The Facts

By Ritu Pant | Small Business

Obesity and being overweight are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. As a matter of fact, 65% of the world’s population are living in countries where more people die due to being overweight and obese rather than being underweight. The numbers don’t lie and obesity has become a serious worldwide issue.

One of the main reasons obesity has increased over the past few years is because we are consuming more energy dense food that are high in fat and obviously due to lack of physical activity. The situation is dire and the sad part about all this is that obesity is preventable. There’s so much that needs to be done in regards to bringing this issue to the masses and helping them learn how big of an issue it really is. Have a look at the infographic which gives you a quick peek at the dangers and how obesity is affecting lives around the world. Be sure to check at the data source for more information.

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Worldwide Obesity: A Frightening Look at The Facts image Worldwide ObesityWorldwide Obesity: A Frightening Look at The Facts

Data: WHO | Publisher: Crisisly | Infographic Design: oBizMedia

 

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