The percentage of boys under twenty who are obese in Lebanon range between 13 to 19.1 percent. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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After ranking highly on a string of top 10 lists, Lebanon can now add being one of the fattest countries for young boys to its list of achievements.The percentage of boys under twenty who are obese in Lebanon range between 13 to 19.1 percent, placing the Mediterranean nation at fifth in the world, tied with the Caribbean nation The Bahamas. Global obesity has been described as a global pandemic, according to the analysis, with 30 percent of the world, or 2 billion people, now overweight.According to the study, 29.8 percent of Lebanese girls under 20 are "overweight or obese" while 12.5 are just obese and 62.3 percent of Lebanese women over 20 are "overweight or obese" with just 29.3 percent being obese.
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