Thursday, 25 April, 2019

Poor diet causes more deaths than tobacco consumption Study

Serving in Jerusalem restaurant including falafel hummus and Israeli salad a typically Israeli dish Serving in Jerusalem restaurant including falafel hummus and Israeli salad a typically Israeli dish
Celia Hoffman | 07 April, 2019, 19:24

(Web Desk) - Unhealthy diets are responsible for the deaths of 11 million people globally per year, even more than smoking tobacco, according to a study. They disclosed that deaths related to diet swelled from eight million in 1990, largely due to increase in population and population ageing.

These diets caused 10 million cardiovascular disease deaths, 913,000 cancer deaths and 339,000 deaths as a result of type 2 diabetes. Dr. Walter Willett, a co-author of the study. "This should be a wake-up call for the world".

Variations in poor diets apart, the research factors towards three dietary elements that drastically contributed towards food regimen-associated demise and DALYs: excessive sodium consumption, low complete grains consumption, and small quantities of fruit in a single's weight-reduction plan.

The study found that in 2017 more deaths were caused by diets with too little of the right kind of foods, such as whole grains and fruits, than by diets with too much of the wrong kind of foods, such as trans fats and sugary drinks.

The United States ranked No. 43. China was among the worst at 140. For instance, Israel, Spain, and France had good scores for healthy diets. "We are what we eat and risks affect people across a range of demographics, including age, gender, and economic status", said lead author Ashkan Afshin, Assistant Professor at the varsity. In Bangladesh, not taking fruits more than 250 grams per day, was the leading dietary risk. For instance, on average, the world only ate 12% of the recommended amount of nuts and seeds.

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Authored by 37 worldwide experts, including two from India, who were brought together by EAT, the science-based global platform for food system transformation, and Lancet, one of the world's most prestigious peer-reviewed general medical journals published weekly since 1823, the EAT-Lancet Commission's report, for the first time ever, proposed scientific targets for what constitutes a healthy diet derived from a sustainable food system.

Experts say it confirms what health professionals have been teaching for years - a balanced diet is important for a long, healthy life. Nita Forouhi of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.

The study had some limitations. Researchers chose the risk factors based on availability of data and their relation to either disease burden or policy.

This was the finding of a new study published Wednesday in the British medical journal The Lancet. "This further builds the evidence base around the fact that diet is killing us", said Corinna Hawkes, director of the Center for Food Policy at City, University of London.

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