Saturday, 23 June 2012

287 Million tonnes – weight of the world’s adults

Using data from the United Nations and World Health Organization, researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine estimated that the adult human population weights in at 287 million tonnes. 15 millions of which is due to the overweight and 3.5 million due to obesity. While the average body mass globally was 62kg, [...]

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