According to a research by BMC Public health, the total amount of extra weight in the world is about 3.5 Billion kg (3.9 million tons). That much weight consumes the same amount of food for an extra half a billion people on earth!
The research also published the top 10 world’s heaviest/lightest nations.
The heaviest nations are:
- United States
- United Arab Emirates
- Trinidad and Tobago
Notice how Arab countries have 5 spots in the list.
As for the world’s Lightest countries:
- North Korea
- Democ. Rep. of the Congo
- Sri Lanka