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Nearly one-third of world's population overweight or obese
Nearly one-third of world (May 28, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Washington - A new report published in The Lancet finds that nearly 30% of the world's population is obese and overweight. Researchers reviewed data from 188 countries spanning over thirty years. Results showed that rates of obesity increased from 29% to 37% in men over the time period, and 30% to 38% in women. Overall, 2.1 billion--nearly one third of the world's population--are currently overweight or obese.
 
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