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Qatar 3rd Most Obese Arab Country

Arab countries among highest ranking in world obesity - world health organization

The World Health Organization just announced world obesity has tripled since 1975. Let’s see how Arab countries are doing.

The United Nations World Health Organization just released its World Health Observatory report and findings are troubling. The planet is going through an obesity pandemic, and it’s upon each and everyone of us to save themselves.

When comparing data collected between the years 1975 and 2016 it was found that the world obesity level has tripled over the last 4 decades.

Sadly, we found Arab countries to dominate the obesity report, with 9 Arab nations were ranked among the top names.

These are the Arab countries that ranked highest:

Number 5 – Libya
Number 4 – Qatar
Number 3 – Saudi Arabia
Number 2 – Jordan
Number 1 – Kuwait

The island nation of Nauru ranked as the most obese country in the world, while Vietnam was recorded as the least obese country.

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