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Unformatted text preview: Low Y, High BMI OBESITY – HEALTH EXPENDITURES-1990s- 2-7% already OBESITY – INCOME-Not equally distributed in society E.g: In High income countries : Less educated More Obese-KOREA Men 20% lower (new “boss”) Women 18 times higher (division of labor, culture, social perception) NUTRITION TRANSITION-Hunter – gathering-Agrarian-High Inactivity -Sedimentary lifestyle (overweight >> underweight)-Healthy behaviors III. CAUSES A. Globalization 1. Liberalization of international food trade 2. Foreign Direct Investment 3. Emergence of global agribusiness & transnational companies 4. Retail restructuring (transnational supermarkets) 5. Food ads & promotion...
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- Spring '11
- Nutrition, Body mass index, highest obesity rate, obesity > overweight