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Transcript of Nutrition
Healthy eating is associated with reduced risk for many diseases, including several of the leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes.
Healthy eating in childhood and adolescence is important for proper growth and development and can prevent health problems such as obesity, dental caries, iron deficiency, etc.
The obesity in children and adolescents has increased dramatically worldwide over the past several decades.
The food you choose to eat everyday affect your overall heath. nutrition to help you eat more whole grains, vegetables, fruit, calcium rich foods, and lean protein.
Latin America is the second lowest among developing regions, this only serves to emphasize the contrasting realities of the region where significant advances and progress in the health sector are being achieved on the one hand, whereas, a basic and critical area such as maternal mortality is not at pace with these advances and continues to be a challenge for sub-sectors of the region’s population.
The greatest influence on many African - American families is the lifestyle of their parents or grandparents who lived in the united sates.
Mexico and united states have the same nutrition problems.
Mexico have problems of malnutrition, anemia, overweight and obesity.
African-Americans suffer from the high incidence of chronic disease that can be traced,in part,to an unhealthy diet,including type II diabetes, heart disease, and several types of cancer.
African-Americans Soul food typically involves fried foods and lots of fatty meats prepared with rich gravies.
African-Americans have some of the highest rates of obesity and heart disease because of eating this type of food.
The Latin America and the Caribbean has the highest life expectancy at birth among developing regions.
Malnutrition is not usually thought of as a Latin American problem, but in much of Central America - notably El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua – chronic child malnutrition is as prevalent as it is in Africa or South Asia.