July 7, 2012

But We're Number One. Whoopie.

1 Muslim Nations Now among the Most Overweight

A new report from BMC Public Health finds that the U.S. remains the most overweight developed country on earth, comprising nearly one-third of the total weight of humanity with just five percent of its population. Somewhat surprisingly, the Ten Fattest Countries list is dominated by the Middle East, with Kuwait at #2, Qatar at #3, the United Arab Republics at #5 and Bahrain at #10, with Saudi Arabia just two countries below them. Health experts attribute this to the enervating triple-digit heat of summer which limits exertion, and Ramadan, a month of daily fasts but nightlong celebratory banquets during which observant Muslims tend to actually gain weight. Also among the Fattest Ten are Australia, the UK, Greece, Egypt and Belarus. The most underweight nation is North Korea.

More at Ncbuy.com | Posted 5 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Tags: Fattest Countries, Heaviest Nations, Fattest Nations, Most Overweight Nations, Heaviest Countries, Obesity and the Middle East, Obesity and Islam, Overweight Muslim Countries

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