UN report urges govt food regulation to tackle global obesity epidemic
..if governments took decisive action they would be able to prevent people becoming overweight and the long term health consequences that go with it, which include diabetes, heart disease and cancer, Reuters reports. “Unless governments take steps to regulate their economies, the invisible hand of the market will continue to promote obesity worldwide….. (big brother)
Cancer ‘tidal wave’ on horizon, warns WHO
The globe is facing a “tidal wave” of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists. It predicts the number of cancer cases will reach 24 million a year by 2035, but half could be prevented. The WHO said there was now a “real need” to focus on cancer prevention by tackling smoking, obesity and drinking.
Instigate problem, then point to solution involving a central global body in control of food…