The People of Earth Are 17 Million Tons Overweight

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Mostly, it’s us. “Despite only making up five per cent of the world’s population,” MSNBC reports, “the United States accounts for almost a third of the world’s weight due to obesity, the researchers found.” We’re number one! We’re number one! We’re … [wheezes] … num … [coughs] … number … [falls asleep].