Weight Loss Diet most popular search phrase in these unexpected countries

Debunked by LabShapers

Weight Loss Diets are extremely popular these days. Overweight and obesity presents a risk to our health. No doubt about that statement.

A crude measure of obesity and not entirely correct, is the body mass index (BMI), a person’s weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of his or her height (in metres). A individual with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. A person with a BMI equal to or more than 25 is considered overweight.

Once considered a problem only in wealthy countries, overweight and obesity are now dramatically on the rise in low- and middle-income countries, as a matter of fact, google trends presents us with some insights. Seems like the majority of “Weight Loss Diet” searches orginates from rather unexpected countries…

Topping the charts is…Trinidad,  The island lies 11 km (6.8 mi) off the northeastern coast of Venezuela and sits on the continental shelf of South America… often referred to as the southernmost island in the Caribbean.

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So…seems like our Caribbean friends have been going hard on the coconut milk…Second and third are reserved for Sud-Africa en the USA. We will be keeping an eye out with regards to this fuzzy trend and keep you informed!

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LabShapers

a group of science nerds, tired of being out of shape. We were bullied, made fun of, No more! We debarked on a journey. A journey of seeking the truth. Not as jocks, but as scientists. Learn from us and be amazed...

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