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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obesity_in_the_United_States

Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue in recent ... The United States contains one of the highest percentage of obese people in the world. Obesity has led to over 120,000 preventable deaths each year ...

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/overweight-obesity

Another 33.1 percent had BMIs from 25 to 29.9, and so they were considered overweight. The group with BMIs of 30 or higher—people considered to have ...

www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/obesity-overweight.htm

May 3, 2017 ... Percent of adults age 20 years and over with obesity: 37.9% ... of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2–19 Years: ...

www.healthdata.org/news-release/vast-majority-american-adults-are-overweight-or-obese-and-weight-growing-problem-among

SEATTLE—The highest proportion of overweight and obese people – 13% of the ... the percentage of people worldwide who are either overweight or obese has ...

www.cnbc.com/2017/06/12/more-than-2-billion-people-are-overweight-or-obese-worldwide-says-study.html

Jun 12, 2017 ... Egypt has the highest percentage of obese adults; U.S. has the highest percentage of children. A rising number of deaths is resulting from ...

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en

Most of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight. 41 million children under the age of 5 were ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/01/nearly-half-of-americas-overweight-people-dont-realize-theyre-overweight

Dec 1, 2016 ... In 1990 (not that long ago, all things considered), about 56 percent of Americans qualified as obese or overweight, according to the CDC.

www.nbcnews.com/health/diet-fitness/whole-world-getting-fatter-new-survey-finds-n115811

May 28, 2014 ... The survey of 188 countries shows that nearly 30 percent of the global population , or 2.1 billion people, are either overweight or obese. Not a ...

www.foxnews.com/health/2014/05/29/30-percent-world-is-now-overweight-or-obese-no-country-immune.html

May 29, 2014 ... The U.S. has about 13 percent of the world's fat population, ... said there was a strong link between income and obesity; as people get richer, ...