Mexico Now World's Fattest Nation
Bypasses the United States
Is Mexico even fatter than the United States?
No thanks to industrialized agriculture, widely available cheap junk food and the invasion of fast food chains from the U.S., our south-of-the-border neighbors are the world's new losers at the battle of the bulge, according to some estimates.
In a report released last month, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) found Mexico has a 32.8% adult obesity rate, surpassing the U.S. at 31.8%.