The 2014 Obesity World Cup Compares International Obesity Rates

By: Alyson Wyers - May 21, 2014
References: healthexpress & fastcocreate
In honor of soccer's upcoming World Cup, these infographics analyze international obesity rates. The 2014 Obesity World Cup, compiled by Health Express, looks at the fattest countries off the football field. The series of stats take a comparative look at how different states fare against rival teams based on world obesity rankings.

In addition to international obesity rates organized by groups, the site hosting the Obesity World Cup also offers information on what causes obesity and further source material.

As the soccer World Cup will showcase some of the fittest athletes in the world, it's only fitting that the players' physical strength is celebrated and we take the opportunity to encourage active, healthy lifestyles. How will your country do against the competition?