Sunday, October 14, 2007

US on 9th spot with Nauru topping among fattest countries

More and more countries are making big progress in obesity rate. In a list of overweight people, Nauru tops the list with the greatest percentage of overweight people where approximately 95 percent of adults (age 15+) are overweight.

US are on the 9th spot in this list where approx 75 percent of adults are overweight. Experts blame urbanization, entry of western lifestyle with fast food choices, little exercise and stressful jobs for more and more people becoming overweight across the world.

Here is the list of top 10 fattest countries in th world:

Rank Country %
1. Nauru 94.5
2. Micronesia, Federated States of 91.1
3. Cook Islands 90.9
4. Tonga 90.8
5. Niue 81.7
6. Samoa 80.4
7. Palau 78.4
8. Kuwait 74.2
9. United States 74.1
10. Kiribati 73.6

For complete list of fattest countries in the world visit here.