Some countries have started implementing taxes on fast foods and sugary drinks to help fight globesity
, one can only hope this spreads worldwide.
A frequencia e as praticas alimentares saudaveis do desjejum, segundo Trancoso, Cavalli e Proenca (2010), poderiam proporcionar um aporte nutricional adequado, auxiliando na diminuicao do excesso de peso da populacao, que contribuiu para a prevencao do avanco da epidemia chamada pela OMS de "globesity
" (WHO, 2016).
The global epidemic of overweight and obesity-"globesity
"--is rapidly becoming a major public health problem in many parts of the world.
The 2012 documentary Globesity
: Fat's New Frontier (Journeyman Pictures, 2012) takes a troubling look at the rise of obesity and associated problems in China, Mexico, Brazil, and India.
Being overweight and/or obese is now an undeniable global health problem, which scientists are calling "globesity
." These conditions are now recognized as genuine disease entities, not as failures of self-control or character flaws, because of their tremendously complicated biology and their major contributions to chronic disease and premature death.
WHO has identified "globesity
" as a major health theme.
A new word describing the global nature of the epidemic has been coined-"globesity
Beyond individual and social problems, rising obesity rates impact healthcare systems and labour markets and also carry environmental costs: modern diets in consumer societies, high in processed foods and animal protein, have a particularly negative ecological footprint--a long neglected fact that has given rise to a debate on "globesity
Several explanations have been given for the present trend of weight ascension that had led to an "epidemics" of obesity ("Globesity
"). From sedentary lifestyle, to caloric concentrated food and continuous stress, there are many reasons for the increasing body mass index of modern man.
NBT: Death and taxes: globesity
is still on the increase and showing no signs of abatement.