Here’s how much we’re overeating

When you think about how much you eat, you’re probably thinking about whether a favorite outfit will fit, or you’re feeling a bit guilty over missing a workout.

Then there’s the big picture.

Researchers say we are getting so fat it could have the same impact as an extra billion people in the world. The chart above in a BBC story based on a report by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows how many people could be fed by the amount of food consumed by overweight and obese people in the top 10 overweight countries. (“m” = million)  To read the full article: http://inyourface.ocregister.com/2012/06/19/heres-how-much-we-overeat/87201/