One third of world now overweight, with US leading the way


( CNN) More than 2 billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems because of their weight, a new learn reports.

This was tantamount to one-third of the world’s population carrying extravagance weight, fueled by urbanization, poor diets and reduced physical activity.

The United States has the greatest percentage of obese children and young adultcs, at 13%, while Egypt resulted to its implementation of adult obesity, with almost 35%, amongst the 195 countries and regions included in the study.