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Global Obesity Prevention Center

Obesity Risks


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Obesity is a major global, epidemic that affects everyone, all age groups, all income levels, all countries.


Global Facts:




Try using our Country Ranking Tool to visualize comparisons of overweight children, obesity and diabetes rates in adults, food security, life expectancy, income and physical activity level in 230 countries and territories around the world. 


Data compiled from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.