Royal Care

Obesity Overview

It’s no secret that the world has been consistently getting more and more fat over the years. In nearly every country obesity rates are on the rise: in poor countries and rich countries, in young people and old. The causes of increased obesity are easy to trace and not difficult to understand. In 2016, around forty percent of the adults in the world can be classified as overweight. In over a hundred countries across the world, more than half of the adult population is overweight. Millions of people are dying from obesity-related issues every year. Instances of diabetes, heart disease, and other problems are on the rise.

The Top 10 Fattest Countries in the World in 2016:

  • 1. Kuwait 42.8%
  • 2. Saudi Arabia 35.2%
  • 3. Belize 34.9%
  • 4. Egypt 34.6%
  • 5. Jordan 34.3%
  • 6. United Arab Emirates 33.7%
  • 7. South Africa 33.5%
  • 8. Qatar 33.1%
  • 9. Mexico 32.8%
  • 10. United States 31.8%

Treatment options for obesity include non-surgical treatment and bariatric surgery.