The obesity epidemic is spreading in these 10 developed countries.
We're pudgy. We're roly-poly and jiggly. But some have more wobbly bits than others. In more than half of the member countries of the Organisation of Economic and Co-operative Development, at least one in two people are now overweight or obese. Parents are plying their kids with excess calories with one hand and feeding themselves junk and processed food with the other. As we take a look at the fittest — and of course fattest — countries within the OECD, we also take a look at some of the measures being undertaken to tackle the global battle of the bulge. Statistics are based on the latest updated OECD figures released this past February.
By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Fo... More By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Food,” National Geographic investigates how to meet our growing need for nourishment without harming the planet that sustains us. Join the discussion in National Geographic magazine and online at http://food.nationalgeographic.com/.
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