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The 10 Fattest Countries

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By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2010 3:08 PM CST
The 10 Fattest Countries
An overweight person is seen walking in London, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007.   (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

(Newser) – Hey, America, you're not even the best at being the fattest: The US does, however, make GlobalPost's top 10 list of fattest countries, according to 2010 WHO statistics. The breakdown, by percentage of population classified as overweight (more than 25% BMI):

  1. Nauru (95%)
  2. Micronesia (92%)
  3. The Cook Islands (92%)
  4. Tonga (92%)

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  1. Niue (84%)
  2. Samoa (83%)
  3. Palau (81%)
  4. United States (79%)
  5. Kiribati (77%)
  6. Dominica (76%)
Click here for more. (Read more obesity epidemic stories.)

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