25 Jun '12, 9am

Study Finds that Obesity is a Serious Threat to Resource Usage

Study Finds that Obesity is a Serious Threat to Resource Usage

It does make sense to equate overall biomass to consumption patterns, which is something that hasn’t been done before. Several studies have shown that people who are obese also produce children with the tendency to become obese, increasing the incidence of childhood obesity . Obese people also tend to consume larger quantities of food, especially meat and processed food – both of which puts a significant strain on natural resources. Obesity also tends to increase within inner city neighbourhoods where people have a poorer diet and no time for exercise. In addition to this, they require larger spaces which means that homes and cars will have to be a lot larger to accommodate them comfortably.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/06/study-finds-obesity-s...

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