Re-engineer Your Environment

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This book chapter was originally published as:

Kelly, J., & Morton, D. (2013). Re-engineer your environment. In N. Brown (Ed.), Learn more (pp. 197-207). Warburton, Australia: Signs.

ISBN: 9780988274341


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For the first time in history, more people are dying from the ill-effects of being overweight than underweight.
About two-thirds of the world's population now lives in countries where being overweight or obese kills more people than malnutrition! Clearly we have a major crisis on our hands-an obesity epidemic-and what makes it so alarming is that obesity is linked to numerous conditions such as heart disease and musculoskeletal disorders, and it explains nearly half of type 2 diabetes cases. And the more extra weight an individual is carrying, the higher their risk of developing several cancers.


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