Obesity or Malnutrition: Which Kills More People?

Taught by Professor Alyssa Crittenden, Ph.D.

It may be a well-worn saying, but scientific data backs it up: You are what you eat and  according to the World Health Organization, most of the world’s population now lives in countries where obesity kills more people than malnutrition.

In this full lecture, explore the two-pronged pathway to global obesity: decreased physical activity and radical changes in diet including the massive consumption of sugar.

From the Lecture Series: Food,Science, and the Human Body
Taught by Professor Alyssa Crittenden, Ph.D.

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