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  • Obesity
    • Causes
      •  Global shift in diet towards unhealthier foods
      •  Decrease in physical activity – low energy work, more transport, urbanisation
    • Effect
      • Cancer
      •  Airlines recalculate passenger capacity
      • Cardiovascular disease 
      • Diabetes
      • USA triple width coffins
      •   Move from saturated to unsaturated fats
      • Increase physical activity
      • Increase fruit, veg and whole grain
      • Life expectancy of obese smokers drops by 14 years
    • Response
      • Food industry – reduce fat, salt and sugar of processed food
      • Food industry – reduce portion size
      •   Food industry – advertise healthy foods, limit unhealthy
      • Sugar tax
      • Labelling on food and drink


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