Obesity Facts – Surprising Facts About Obesity

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Obesity Facts Interesting

In U.S. about 40% of meals eaten each day are eaten outside home.

Over 13% of the world’s adult population was obese in 2014. Of them 11% were men and 15% were women.

Americans spent 200 Billion US$ on fast foods.

Americans consume 300% to 400% more fat than their body requirement.

Aborigines and Pima Indians of Arizona shifted to western diet and within one year showed symptoms of obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

An average American consumes fat that is equivalent to one whole butter stick slice per day.

About 27% of Adults are too obese to qualify for military service .

Annual medical cost of U.S. is 147 billion US$ to 210 billion US$.

Sugar is strongly related to obesity, and it is addictive just like alcohol. Sugary drinks lights up the same parts of the brain as alcohol does.

A person having over 220 pounds weight or 35 or greater Body Mass Index (BMI) is categorized as severely obese.