According to the World Health Organization, in 2016, over 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese. It’s a serious matter; in fact, obesity has tripled since 1975.
Obesity is associated with health problems, such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes, kidney and liver failure. The good news is that obesity can be prevented. Here are the 10 fattest people in the world.
1. Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari
In Saudi Arabia, Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari was 1,345 pounds as a teen. Due to his massive weight, the King of Saudi Arabia intervened, ordering him to be hospitalized.