Unit_2 - Key Concepts and Facts Health and longevity are...

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    Key Concepts and Facts Health and longevity are affected by  diet, lifestyle, environment and genetics Modern westerners’ choice of diet is  related to their health problems Health status of populations are related  to diet National studies periodically evaluate  America’s diet
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    Conditions That Contribute to Death Among U.S. Adults  under 75
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    60 +  years ago… Vitamin D Deficiency:         Niacin Deficiency:    Rickets                  Pellagra
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    Western diets promote chronic  diseases Diets high in salt, animal fat, refined sugars and  grains Diets low in fruits, vegetables and fiber
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    Deaths in the United States
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    Western diet promotes chronic  diseases Being fat can lead to diabetes,  hypertension and cancers     -2 in 3 adults are overweight 1 in 5 children are overweight
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    Feast and famine: Then Some common food ingredients 
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Unit_2 - Key Concepts and Facts Health and longevity are...

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