Obesity in the United States is a major health issue resulting in numerous diseases, specifically increased risk of certain types of cancer, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, as well as significant increases in early mortality and economic costs.. Girls start puberty a year earlier than they did in the 1970s, sparking fears obesity is to blame because being overweight skews hormones. Coca-Cola ads to address obesity epidemic January 15, 2013 / 9:56 AM / CBS/AP Coca-Cola plans to address obesity in new advertisements for its popular soft drinks. The shaming of overweight people has to stop, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot Posted by ProPortion Foods Blog on Oct 12, 2017 in Food Science, Nutrition, Research. Password. Obesity is one of the biggest health issues facing Australians today. Consumers are sent wildly mixed messages when it comes to what to eat and how much. Derek Thompson. It is forecast that 35% of Australians will be obese by 2025. Contrary to conventional wisdom, the obesity epidemic is not restricted to industrialized societies; in developing countries, it is estimated that over 115 million people suffer from obesity-related problems. Search. Remember me. Where Does Obesity Come From? Login name. Link Copied. The role of diet in the U.S. obesity epidemic is obviously major, but it's also complex. This report provides the first indication that the rate of growth of the epidemic Œ while still positive Œ may be slowing among some population groups. We think poverty makes people obese and that obesity makes people poor. of the ‚obesity epidemic™ than previously available, but also give some cause for cautious optimism that the epidemic can be contained and even reversed. One one hand, larger portions, processed packaged food, and drive-thru meals are branded as almost classically American — fast, cheap, filling and delicious. Generally, although men may have higher rates of overweight, women have higher rates of obesity.

It's harder to understand exactly why. The Obesity Epidemic in Australia. Register Lost password? January 14, 2014 . It’s not that we’re eating more, that we exercise less, or that we lack willpower. Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters. Forum Options Posts only Topic titles only Posts and topic titles.