Everyone wants to be healthy, but it’s hard to know what things are good for us in the convoluted business-and-marketing metropolis that we live in.
We are seeing an increase in healthy food options while rates of Type II diabetes and its associated partner in crime, obesity, are increasing as well. Not only are diabetes and obesity prevalence rates increasing, these diseases are being diagnosed more frequently in children and adolescents. With all of the science and research we have today, how are we seeing more diagnosed cases of Type II diabetes and obesity than ever before? Whether you believe it or not, we are all equally prone to suffering from these relatively new and popular diseases, Type II diabetes and obesity, even if our campus has been titled “the most physically active” in the PAC-12.
Imagine buying a pound of tomatoes for only 15 cents. I did just that yesterday here in Cairo.