SitemapBut first, if German food is truly inherently unhealthy, it would be interesting to know statistically if the German population has weight issues on a whole.  The answer is that they are experiencing obesity levels on a par or slightly less than the United States.  That certainly isn’t a great compliment, but weight issues are plaguing people around the world, and for more reasons than poor diet.  Decreased physically activity almost everywhere is also playing a part.  So much of the German diet, unlike Mediterranean food, is not ideal.  But there are more healthy German alternatives to the diet.