By Holly Entwistle

27th March 2019

‘The highest proportion of overweight and obese people – 13% of the global total – live in the United States, a country which accounts for only 5% of the world’s population.’

Do the Maths guys…

America is notorious for its supersize meals and abundance of fast food restaurants, there is no uncertainty as to how America has achieved its infamous title. Think of the USA and what springs to mind first? Immense stacks of pancakes, oozing beef burgers or colossal portion sizes?

If you have ever needed a push to stop eating junk food, this is it. The health issues concerned with obesity are extremely scary and extremely real…

‘Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese’

Have you ever wondered how many McDonalds there are in America’s most obese city? Or how about what their favourite fast food restaurant is? Well, wonder no longer my friends – we are giving you the all important facts, along with many more juicy ones. Prepare to be put off McDonalds for life…(sorry, not sorry).

30. Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Where it all starts…at the top of our list we have Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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In 2017, the city was ranked as the 2nd best city to live in the whole of the USA.

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