These Countries Are More Obese Than US!

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11) Nauru

Micronesia, north of Australia, is the world's fattest country. 40% of Nauruans have type 2 diabetes, 71% are obese, and 97% of men are overweight.

10) Tonga

In this South Pacific Polynesian Kingdom, 45.9% of men and 69.1% of women are fat. 40% of the population has type 2 diabetes.

9) Samoa

One of the highest rates of type 2 diabetes in the world is found in this western group of Samoan islands in Polynesia. About eighty-four percent of adults are overweight.

8) Kuwait

This Arab nation on the Persian Gulf is the world capital of stomach stapling. The country's shockingly high obesity percentage is 42.8%.

7) Saint Kitts and Nevis

This island nation nestled between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean has a 28.4% obesity rate and a 59.1% overweight rate.

6) Saint Lucia

This island nation in the eastern Caribbean has a physical inactivity rate of 41.5%, an obesity rate of 27.0%, and an overweight rate of 57.4%.

5) Kiribati

This island nation in the Central Pacific Ocean has a population that is 72.3% overweight, 40.1% obese, and 22.0% diabetic.

4) Palau

This archipelago of nearly 500 islands has an astounding 47.1% obesity percentage.

3) Federated States of Micronesia

88 percent of adult residents of this nation of 600 islands in the western Pacific Ocean are overweight, 59 percent are obese, and 24 percent are morbidly obese.

2) Tuvalu

The majority (72.1%) of people in this sovereign nation of nine islands in the South Pacific are overweight, 39.6% are obese, and 23.1% have diabetes.

1) Qatar

A shocking 70% of the population of this tiny Gulf state is overweight or obese, despite the country's reputation for cutting-edge design and futuristic buildings.

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