It turns out it’s not such a small world after all. According to a large study, a third of the world’s population is either overweight or obese. “Worldwide, prevalence of overweight and obesity combined rose by 27% for adults and 47% for children between 1980 and 2013. The number of overweight and obese individuals increased from 857 million in 1980, to 2.1 billion in 2013.”

+ The Mediterranean diet isn’t all that popular in the Mediterranean. Greece and Italy have the world’s most overweight kids.

+ The Economist’s Daily Chart: Peak Fat.