However, its lower tobacco and alcohol consumption prevented the nation from earning a higher spot on the list.
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More than 2.2 billion people around the world — about a third of the planet's population — are estimated to be overweight. And 10 percent of the global population is considered obese, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine in June.
So which countries are the healthiest?
Afghanistan was named the healthiest. It had the second lowest rate of obesity in the world with only 2.7% of the population having a BMI over 30. Residents there also smoked and drank alcohol less than other those in other areas.
Locals in African nations were also in good shape. Niger and Ethiopia were among the 10 healthiest populations on the globe.
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