A HEALTH TIME BOMB THREATENING ANYONE
A HEALTHY EATING
factors reinforcing this bleak trend
Surge in diseases related to poor diet:
cancers, diabetes, heart diseases, obesity ...
adults overweight or obese...
that is 3 times more than 30 years ago!
Same ominous direction
Prevalence of obese and overweight people:
that is 3 and 4.5 times more than 40 years ago respectively!
COLOSSAL RANGE OF PROCESSED FOOD ON OFFER
PEOPLE DEVELOP BAD HABITS FROM A VERY YOUNG AGE
POOR NUTRITIONAL AWARENESS AMONG CONSUMERS
Many such food items are taste-flattering but health-threatening over time
Extremely effective marketing on addictive foods high in sugar, fat and salt are aimed at children and teenagers
Cacophony of marketing slogans that masquerade as
Confuses and misleads customers
Choices are mostly based on personal taste and convenience
Each bad food choice matters - it accumulates and increases the risk of poor dietary habits
The Bomb is Ticking - the longer a poor diet is left, the harder it is to change, with more devastating consequences to deal with
UNSTOPPABLE "NUTRIMERCIAL" PANDEMIC
Constantly changing nutritional recommendations and research, complex terminology, and busy lifestyles