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Mexico surpasses US as the world`s most obese nation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 14:20

Washington: Rising incomes of modern Mexicans and their consumption vices have helped them surpass the US to become the world`s fattest nation.

About 70 percent of adults in Mexico are obese and a 33 percent of them are very much so, the Global Post reported.

Childhood obesity tripled in a decade and about a third of teens are fat as well.

According to experts, four out of five of heavy kids will remain like that for their entire lives.


First Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 14:20

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