Obesity Facts – Surprising Facts About Obesity

Facts on Obesity

Obesity causes pancreatic cancer and has very low chances of survival.

Obesity is expensive to treat with annual medical costs as high as $147 billion.

About 2% of U.S. children eat a healthy diet.

In present world more people are suffering from obesity than from hunger.

Obese people are less sexually active, and more likely to practice unsafe sex.

Adult obesity rates have doubled since 1980.

Children born to obese women are more likely to develop autism or any related developmental delays.

Obesity is preventable.

The fifth major risks for global deaths are overweight and obesity.

Childhood obesity increases the chances of obesity, premature deaths and disability in adulthood.

Two-thirds of the UK population is either obese or overweight.

Malaysia has the highest overweight population in South-East Asia.