The Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is the unhealthiest country in the world, with the nation’s citizens emerging as some of the heaviest drinkers. Each person drinks 13.7 liters ( the equivalent of 550 shots) of alcohol annually on average.
Buried in the heart of Central Europe, the Czech Republic has Europe’s best beer. Over the generations, beer has evolved from a heavy and thick to a lighter, refreshing beverage. After communism ended for the Czech people, a big part of their newly won freedom was the freedom to enjoy drinking their beer. Beer is consumed with a sense of ownership. Beer halls are an integral part of the city and a place for people to socialize with good conversation and friendship.
Russian Federation (Russia), located in Eurasia, is the largest country by the surface in the world. It also is the 9th most populous. Russia came in 2nd place on the list, with some of the most unhealthy residents on the planet. On average, they drink 13.7 liters of alcohol and smoke 2,690 cigarettes each person a year. 30% of all deaths in Russia are alcohol-related.
More than 20% of Slovenian adults and adolescents are overweight or obese. Smoking and drinking rank above average across EU countries. Slovenia residents smoke a staggering 2,637 cigarettes each year on average (the 6th biggest consumers of tobacco).
Alcohol and tobacco are leading preventable death risks for the citizens of Belarus. The landlocked country in eastern Europe, Belarus comes in 4th place for alcohol and tobacco consumption. Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS are other diseases that imposing a major threat to public health in Belarus.
Croatia is one of the world’s unhealthiest countries, with premature and preventable deaths attributable to alcohol and tobacco use. Croatian consume an average of 13.6 liters of alcohol per person on a yearly basis. They rank 8th in the most obese countries, with 56% of their population overweight or obese.
Оbesity is increasing among adolescents in Lithuania. Unhealthy diets and low physical exercise are contributing factors to obesity in Lithuania. Lithuanians consume 18.2 liters of alcohol each year, on average, per person. This amount is the highest amount of alcohol consumed in the top 7 countries on the list. Life expectancy in Lithuania is below average among European Union nations.
The United States of America
The United States is tied with Lithuania for the 7th position due to its obesity problems and because the U.S. has one of the highest rates of adiposity in the world. Over half of Americans are affected by obesity as well as obesity-related illnesses and diseases. All the processed high-fructose corn syrup and fast foods are showing in people’s waistlines and mortality rates, as obesity is the leading cause of preventable deaths.