Effects of Fast Food


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Effects of Fast Food

  1. 1. By Abdi Takhal
  2. 5. <ul><li>OBESITY TREND IN 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>OBESITY TREND IN 2009 </li></ul>
  3. 6. <ul><li>OBESITY AMONG CHILDREN </li></ul><ul><li>Results from the 2007–2008 NHANES, using measured heights and weights, indicate that an estimated 16.9% of children and adolescents aged 2–19 years are obese. </li></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>Using the definition of obesity as a BMI of 30+, 26 percent of all adult women are obese, while 20.6 percent of adult men are obese. </li></ul>
  5. 9. <ul><li>DIABETES AMONG CHILDREN </li></ul><ul><li>DIABETES AMONG ADULTS </li></ul><ul><li>The epidemics of obesity and the low level of physical activity among young people, as well as exposure to diabetes in utero , may be major contributors to the increase in type 2 diabetes during childhood and adolescence. </li></ul><ul><li>The prevalence of diabetes among adults has </li></ul><ul><li>increased significantly from 5.1% in 1988-1994 </li></ul><ul><li>to 6.5% in 1999-2002 in the United States.1 </li></ul>
  6. 12. Helpful Websites and Organizations for Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer <ul><li>1-American Diabetes Association </li></ul><ul><li>www.diabetes.org </li></ul><ul><li>2- Obesity Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>www.obesityresource.com </li></ul>