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The Overseas Development Institute said more meat, fat and sugar in the diets of emerging nations means more cancer, diabetes and heart attacks across the globe.
Look at the person to your left, now to the person on your right: statistically speaking one of you is likely overweight.
One in three adults around the world — that's 1.46 billion if you're counting — is obese or overweight, according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute.
The ODI said that between 1980 and 2008, the numbers of obese adults increased by 23 percent.
According to the report — called Future Diets — there are now more overweight adults in the developing world than in the wealthier countries of Europe and North America.
That's nearly 1 billion overweight adults in emerging nations (up from 250 million 30 years ago). And it's because we’re all eating more meat, fat and sugar, and less fruit and vegtables.
Chinese boys do sit-ups at a weight-loss camp in Shenyang on Aug. 3, 2010. (Stringer/Getty Images)
Manuel Uribe, in Mexico, was dubbed the fattest man on Earth in 2008. (Alejandro Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)
People use a new outdoor gym in Soweto, South Africa. (Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman passes a fast food outlet in Bristol, England. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A woman walks down a street with an extra large drink in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
First lady Michelle Obama's book about growing vegetables and eating healthy foods. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
More than 3,000 housewives make kimchi for the poor in South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A McDonald's in Copenhagen. (Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
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An informative poster about diabetes in Nicaragua. (Elmer Martinez/AFP/Getty Images)