Your overall health matters. That’s why you must pay attention to your diet, physical activity, and stress management. Each of these factors can affect your cardiovascular health and type II diabetes. There are many factors that can affect your cardiovascular health and type II diabetes. Some of these factors are lifestyle-related (e.g. physical activity), while others are genetic (e.g. family history). These factors can interact with each other. For instance, if you’re inactive, you are more likely to gain weight and gain weight easier. This weight gain increases your risk of type II diabetes. Furthermore, obesity can increase your risk of type II diabetes by 30%. Moreover, Type-II diabetes increases your risk of cardiovascular disease. In conclusion, these factors can have a big impact on your cardiovascular health and type II diabetes.
The number of people suffering from cancer, heart disease and diabetes is increasing. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people suffering from cancer, heart disease and diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate. WHO estimates that 1 in 6 people worldwide will have cancer by 2030 – up from 1 in 8 in 2012. Likewise, the number of people suffering from diabetes is estimated to grow from 382 million in 2013 to 592 million by 2035. To combat this growing health crisis, WHO is urging countries to increase spending on healthcare.
If you’re interested in learning these facts let me introduce this program to you (WageningenX’s Nutrition and Disease Professional Certificate).
Nutrition and Cancer
In many countries, CVD is the top killer, while in others, cancer is the top killer. However, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer has overtaken CVD as the leading cause of death in most parts of the world. It has also become the most common non-communicable disease worldwide. In 2012, there were an estimated 14 million cancer deaths and 17 million CVD deaths worldwide, up from 11 million cancer deaths and 17 million CVD deaths in 1990. In 2012, there were 70% more deaths from cancer than CVD in the WHO European Region, and 135% more cancer deaths than CVD in the WHO African Region.
Nutrition, Heart Disease and Diabetes
This course is about nutrition, obesity and cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes mellitus. The course starts with an introduction to nutrition and the role of nutrition in health and diseases. It continues with an overview of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors and the prevalence of these diseases around the world. It also covers basic cardiovascular physiology, important risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and the relationship between nutrition and these diseases. The course concludes with information about nutrition in cardiovascular disease and diabetes treatment and healthy eating guidelines.