Archives for posts with tag: obesity

Blog Report: MORE PEOPLE SUFFER FROM OBESITY/POOR DIETS THAN HUNGER? By Ambassador Mo
“While over 900 million people in the world suffer from hunger, even more – about 1.5 billion – are overweight or obese, & an estimated 2 billion suffer from micronutrient malnutrition including vitamin A, iron, or iodine deficiency,” according to Food & Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Nutrition & Consumer Protection Division, Barbara Burlingame, in Sustainable Diets and Biodiversity. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/more-people-suffer-from-obesitypoor-diets-than-hunger/55441Image

Blog Report: GLOBAL RISE OF LIFESTYLE ILLS? By Ambassador Mo
Persons with high blood pressure & diabetes have been on dramatic rise in both developed & developing countries. (From a personal level, Susan Sacirbey is thin, very thin, & her diabetes was triggered by a lyme tick disease.) “This report is further evidence of dramatic increase in the conditions that trigger heart disease & other chronic illnesses, particularly in low- & middle-income countries. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/global-rise-of-lifestyle-ills/52295Image

Blog Report: OBESITY EUROPE/CENTRAL ASIA THREAT, By Ambassador Mo
Obesity/unhealthy nutrition is becoming a major health concern for Europe & Central Asia. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is warning that obesity & diet-related illnesses could emerge as the major challenges while hunger will only be a “minor” problem. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/obesity-europecentral-asia-threat/50795Image