developed countries, especially in the United Kingdom, obesity is a growing problem and causes serious morbidity in western countries. The appearance of obesity is affecting the general public. The connection to be overweight or obesity is because of the body absorb calories more than the necessary. Western-style diet, lack of outdoors activities, emotions and genetics are the main reasons leading to people who suffer the obesity. The number of obesity continues to rise as a signal, conduce the public
Figure 2. Trends over time in average global body mass index and global mean difference in GDP per capita (a) and KOF economic globalization index (b) for 127 countires 1980-2008 (Vogli et al. 2014). Additionally, these trends suggest a historical anomaly that has occurred over the last three decades. High fat diets and western eating habits were restricted to rich industrialised nations with higher Gross National Product levels (GNP). The consumption of animal products high in fat and protein
Globalization Influences on Modern Society Globalization is killing the globe. Globalization is a way of interaction between the people, transnational agencies, organizations, and governments of different nations. Globalization is not new. Thousands of years ago, people began commercial activity between lands separate by vast distances. The Silk Road was the most famous line that brought music, culture, ideas, foods and routes connecting East and West. Fischer’s article “Globalization and
The existence of diabetes mellitus was first recognized by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks when individuals showed signs of excessive urination, rapid weight loss, and “sweet-tasting” urine. Diagnosis was, therefore, made by designated “water tasters,” who drank the urine of potential diabetes patients searching for a “sweet taste.” Because diabetes patients are drained of fluids, the Greek philosopher Apollonius coined the term “diabetes” for the disease, which means “to siphon” or “to pass through
people worldwide who have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2013). Experts estimate that by 2030, 552 million people worldwide will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity, 2013). Type 2 diabetes is a form of diabetes that is insulin resistant and it often results from excess body weight and physical inactivity.
The sights of the USA The United States of America is located in North America. It is one of the largest countries in the world. The population of the USA is about 250 million people. The USA has 50 states. The largest of America’s states is Alaska. It’s nearly 400 times the size of Rhode Island, which is the smallest state. But Alaska has half the population of Rhode Island. The capital of the country is Washington DC ( the District of Colombia ). It was chosen as permanent site for the nation’s