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  • Diet and Energy
    • Hunger
      • Un easy or painful sensation caused by want of food.
      • Causes of Hunger
        • Armed Conflict: war disrupts agricultural production
        • Environment: strain on natural resources
        • Discrimination: lack of access to credit, education comes as a result of gender differences
        • Poverty: poor have no resources to grow/buy food
        • Poor have a lack of political power
      • Effects
        • Vulnerability to illness and infection
        • Impediment to developement
        • High infant mortality rate
        • Impediments to economic growth
    • Obesity
      • Excessive or abnormal accumulation of fat in the adipose tissues
      • Causes
        • Global shift towards energy dense foods
        • Trend towards decreased physical excercise
      • UK
        • 1/6 boys and 1/7 girls obese
        • 61.3% adults and 28% kids obese or overweight
      • Health Risks
        • Deterioration of mental health
          • Depression costs £8.6 billon/yr
        • CHD and Type two diabetes
        • Lack of immunity
        • Cancer and arthritus
    • Transnational Corporations
      • A company which operates in at least two countries
      • Pharmacuetical TNCs
        • A comany which researches, manufactures and distributes drugs
      • Tobaccp TNCs
        • Phillip Morris
          • Sold 805 billion cigarrettes in 2005
          • Researches potentially less harmful cigarattes
          • Have a responsible marketing policy where they do not sell to kids
        • Framework Convetion on Tobacco Control
          • LEDC's tagetted
            • They do not sign the treaty as cannot afford to regulate companies. It is easier for TNCS to advertise and lack of taxes/cheap construction means they can get maximum profit
              • 70% sold in LEDCs due to lack of education, awareness and it is seen as the most basic luxury.
          • Protects public health by restrcting advertising, labelling and contents of packages.
    • CHD
      • Most common cause of death in MEDCs
      • 7.2 million deaths/annum
      • Occurs in most deprived regions of MEDCs and most westernized egions of LEDCs
  • Hunger
    • Un easy or painful sensation caused by want of food.
    • Causes of Hunger
      • Armed Conflict: war disrupts agricultural production
      • Environment: strain on natural resources
      • Discrimination: lack of access to credit, education comes as a result of gender differences
      • Poverty: poor have no resources to grow/buy food
      • Poor have a lack of political power
    • Effects
      • Vulnerability to illness and infection
      • Impediment to developement
      • High infant mortality rate
      • Impediments to economic growth

Comments

Mr A Gibson

Specifically this covers Diet and energy within the topic of health. Uses national and international scale. You could use this to put some more of your own examples on.

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