How the world got fat: a visualisation of global obesity over 40 years – The Guardian

A fascinating look into the obesity epidemic growing worldwide. Includes a visual representation of how from country to country the percentage of obesity has risen from at worst 15% in 1975 now up to levels of over 30% in America, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

If you’re looking for diet and lifestyle information this is not the article for you. However it paints a picture of a severe challenge facing current and future generations in tackling a growing obesity epidemic.

Full article:.

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2017/jan/03/using-data-visualisations-to-help-explain-the-global-obesity-explosion

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