Everyone is so busy with working, being university and college students with a busy schedule and they don’t have enough time to go grocery shopping and cook for themselves, they rely on something cheap and delicious such as Grab and Go foods, fast foods, and pre-made meals. Globally, 39% of youths and adults are overweight and 13% are obese, according to the World Health Organization.
Here’s a look at the countries with the highest percentage of overweight adults people aged 15 and over People are considered overweight if their body mass index (BMI) is 25 or higher & obese with a BMI of 30 or higher. Here is BMI Calculator
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Niue is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It’s known for its limestone cliffs and coral-reef dive sites. According to WHO and BMI data, 71.4 Percent of people age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese. The population of Niue is 1,622
Andorra is a tiny, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains. It’s known for its ski resorts and a tax-haven status that encourages duty-free shopping.
8. United States
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska and Hawaii.
7. Marshall Islands
The Marshall Islands are a sprawling chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the central Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and the Philippines.
6. United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is an Arabian Peninsula nation settled mainly along the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. The country is a federation of 7 emirates. Abu Dhabi, the island capital, is home to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
Kuwait, an Arab country on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, has a cultural heritage dating back to antiquity. Kuwait City, the capital, is known for its modern architecture, ranging from skyscrapers to the striking Kuwait Towers.
Nauru is a tiny island country in Micronesia, northeast of Australia. It features a coral reef and white-sand beaches fringed with palms, including Anibare Bay on the east coast. Inland, tropical vegetation surrounds Buada Lagoon.
Palau is an archipelago of over 500 islands, part of the Micronesia region in the western Pacific Ocean. Koror Island is home to the former capital, also named Koror, and is the islands’ commercial center.
Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes.
1. Cook Islands
The Cook Islands is a nation in the South Pacific, with political links to New Zealand. Its 15 islands are scattered over a vast area.
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