The movie Super Size Me is a perfect example of how a bad diet leads not only to the “aesthetic issue” of obesity, but also to an incredible number of health problems that overburden our bodies and the medical systems that we rely on in the long term.
Alcohol is regulated, so is cigarette and so are drugs; should we regulate sugar, too? asks this woman, writing for the New York Times. It seems that the health problems caused by this substance, although slow-moving, create numerous insidious complications and cause incalculable burdens for national health budgets.
“Naked Chef” Jamie Oliver took advantage of the high-level meeting in September 2011 to promote his campaign on the Internet asking for help in the fight against obesity. According to him it is all about informing the people and helping them to make the right choices.
It was possible to build up a healthy and strong society with sports. By introducing volleyball in Nauru, Australia, a whole community started fighting against the huge expenses created by obesity and cardiorespiratory diseases. It is all about clever ideas to change the current habits of the people.
Adapting to a chronic condition isn’t as easy as it looks like, recently some universities have started offering courses to help these people(mostly old population) to build their lives based on the annoying necessities required by a constant condition of disease.
This illustrated video presented by the WHO serves as a great introduction to the problematic of NCDs. In only one minute and 47 seconds you’ll know almost everything you need to know about them without any spoken word.