Based on a study published on The Lancet, blogger Max Galka created this animated map to illustrate the skyrocketing worldwide increase in obesity from 1975 to 2014. According to the study, in the last 40 years, obesity rates increased from 3.2% to 10.8% for men, and from 6.4% to 14.9% for women. Overall, there were 105 million obese people in 1975; that number rose to 641 million in 2014, with China and US being the leading nations with approximately 90 and 87 million obese people respectively.
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