Report: Mexico has more obese adults than US

July 10, 2013

The title now belongs to Mexico.

A report from the United Nations shows nearly one third of Mexican adults are considered obese.

That barely edges out the United States, where the number is 31.8 percent.

Mexico's urban lifestyle and rising income levels, plus malnourishment among the country's poor, helped it claim the unhealthy title, according to the report.

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