Video: How Much Do You Weigh?

In the February 2010 issue of Reader’s Digest Canada, some startling results on the topic of obesity, both in Canada and around the world, were revealed.

Reader’s Digest staff in 16 countries also took to the streets to ask unsuspecting passersby to stand on a scale and guess their own weight. Watch the video to find out what happened:

Read more about the Reader’s Digest global diet poll:


Is the Whole Planet Overweight?

Obesity has gone global. Check out our exclusive international poll that reveals the riskiest habits, the crankiest spouses, and the silliest excuses for packing on the pounds packing.

19 Ways the World Loses Weight

People around the world are struggling with their weight. But that’s not to say that obesity is our collective destiny. In fact, just about every culture has some custom that can keep people lean. Find out how people around the globe take the weight off.


Are Canadians Getting Fatter?

As the Reader’s Digest global diet poll proves, obesity is a problem around the world—and that includes Canada. In fact, a recent landmark study concluded that Canadians have been steadily gaining weight for the past three decades. What do you think? Are Canadians too fat? What are you doing to keep your weight down?

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