If we go back in time we will notice that , we can barely find someone that is suffering from Obesity , People were living a healthier life style and that’s is why it was difficult to find someone suffering from obesity .The people of the past were exerting a huge effort every single day to achieve daily tasks , No ,matter how much food they consume a day the amount of effort they have to exert on daily bases to accomplish their needs was enough to make the amount of food they consume less harmful on their bodies . Now the situation has completely changed thanks to the technologies tasks have become easy and don’t need much effort to accomplish
, ”we don’t move ” we spend most of our times sitting on chairs to accomplish the work daily tasks and when we go home we spend the rest of the day on the living room sofa relaxing ourselves . Less effort plus junk food that represent or main meals equals a health disaster that most people around the world are
suffering from which is named , ”obesity” . Follow up with us on this article to find out whether your country suffer from obesity or not , bellow are the ”Top Ten Countries That Suffer From Obesity” in the world , the results are really shocking .
10- Trinidad and Tobago
Approximately 30% of the population in Trinidad and Tobago suffer from obesity , The rates for the obesity is significantly increasing among children because of the rise of the fast food industry in this country , The rates of body mass index in Trinidad and Tobago are shocking which are 26.6 for men and 30.6 for women .
The risks of hypertension and diabetes are rising in Venezuela due to the high rate of obesity in this country which represent 30.8% of the total population in Venezuela . The rates of body mass index in Venezuela is 27.7 for men and 27.8 for women .
8- United States
Maybe you have been thinking that the United states will be one of the first countries that suffer from obesity , indeed the United States have a lower percentage for people that are obese than other countries on this list , The percentage of the obese people in the United States is 31.8 % of its total population , which make the United States the 8th country that is suffering of obesity in the world . and the second country that records the highest average rate of body mass index which is 25.5 for men and 29.0 for women .
Mexico come in the seven’s place for the Top Ten Countries That Suffer From Obesity . The percentage of the obese people in Mexico is 32.8% of the total population of Mexico , The problem increased significantly at the eighties where the processed and junk food industry have significantly increased in Mexico . The government of Mexico is hardly trying to limit this problem by imposing taxes on high calories foods and drinks with saturated sugar which has shown an effective results in controlling the problem of consuming junk food by the Mexican citizens . The rates for body mass index in Mexico is 27.8 for men and 28.9 for women .
6- South Africa
South Africa is the 6th country suffering from obesity in the world , the percentage of obese people in South Africa is 33.5 percent of the whole South African population . the obesity problem is all tied back to the significant rise of fast food shops in the market and the westernization of the typical life style for South African citizens . The obesity before was combined with wealth in South Africa but now the case is the opposite that the unhealthy fast food is available with affordable prices . South Africa records a body mass index of 24.3 for men and 28.2 for women .
5- United Arab Emirates
The obesity rates are very high in United Arab Emirates which estimates 33.7 percent of the whole population of United Arab Emirates , Despite the huge efforts that the government of the United Arab Emirates is exerting to handle the obesity problem by launching challenges and giving would gold rewards to the people that successfully lose weight yet the problem still highly exist, The high rates of obesity in this country unfortunately has significantly increased the rates for diabetic people to be the second most country that have diabetic people in the world , United Arab Emirates records a body mass index among men of 27.0 and almost 29.0 among women .
Jordan comes as the 4th country in the world that is suffering from obesity , The rate of obese people in Jordan is 34.3 of the whole population of the country , But the obesity rate present much mother in women than men to be 60 percent. And the problem if mostly because of the strict traditions for women where working or going out to exercise is not an excitable thing for women in Jordan . The average body mass index in Jordan is 26.1 for men and 28.3 for women .
Egypt comes as the 3rd country in the world that is suffering from obesity the percentage of obesity is 34.6 percent of the total population of Egypt and this is due to the wrong traditional concepts of appreciating fatness specially for women . the average body mass index in Egypt records are 25.7 for men and 30.0 for women .
2- Saudi Arabia
Exercising is totally overlooked in Saudi Arabia specially for women it is not something being thought in schools and all this is due to the strict reserved culture of Saudi Arabia which leads to the significant increase of the percentage of obese people in Saudi Arabia to be 35.2 percent of the total population of this country . The average body mass index in Saudi Arabia is 26.6 among men and 28.0 among women .
Kuwait succeeds to have the highest percentage of obesity in the world to be 42.8 percent of the total population of Kuwait is obese people . the average body mass in Kuwait for men is rated to be 27.5 for men and 31.4 for women .
From the previous list we find out that the top five countries that suffer from obesity around the world are all Arab countries which reveal to us that the western life style has succeeded to inject the people in these countries heads with the wrong habits of food to make them focus for western junk food that is totally unhealthy and neglecting the healthier foods that can increase their life expectance and reduce the rates of hypertension and diabetes that are significantly increasing in the Arab countries .