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POPULATION, FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
In 2018, 40.1 million children under the age of 5 worldwide were overweight. The global prevalence of overweight among children under the age of 5 increased from 5.5 per cent in 2012 to 5.9 per cent in 2018. While Asia and Africa had the lowest overweight prevalence in 2018 (5.2 and 4.9 per cent, respectively), together they accounted for nearly three quarters of all overweight children aged under 5 in the world. (...) Childhood overweight and obesity impair health both during childhood and later in life, and overweight children are more likely be overweight as adults.
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Score: 1180304.9 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...t?open&DS=E/CN.9/2020/2&Lang=E
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PROGRAMMES AND INTERVENTIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF ACTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF POPULATION, FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
Simultaneously, the rising epidemic of obesity and overweight requires urgent action by many stakeholders. Mild or intermittent food insecurity appears to increase obesity and overweight, compounding health risks for populations most vulnerable to food insecurity. (...) These changes have led to a rising global epidemic of overweight and obesity, which now contributes to 4 million deaths globally. 20 20.
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Score: 1143408.8 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...t?open&DS=E/CN.9/2020/3&Lang=E
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Today, 40 million children under the age of 5 are overweight, while the proportion of children and adolescents aged 5 -19 years old who are overweight has nearly doubled in the past 15 years. Children affected by overweight and obesity may face challenges in thriving and reaching their full potential. (...) The most efficient solution is to prevent overweight and obesity from developing at an early age.
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Score: 1131057.8 - https://www.unicef.org/lac/en/...ildhood-overweight-and-obesity
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What are obesity and overweight Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. (...) Adults For adults, WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows: overweight is a BMI greater than or equal to 25; and obesity is a BMI greater than or equal to 30. (...) What causes obesity and overweight? The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended.
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Score: 1129341.4 - https://www.who.int/news-room/.../detail/obesity-and-overweight
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What is overweight and obesity? Overweight and obesity are defined as ''abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health''. (...) Overweight and obesity, as well as their related diseases, are largely preventable. Prevention of childhood obesity therefore needs high priority. How are overweight and obesity measured in children? The most commonly used measure for overweight and obesity is the Body Mass Index (BMI) - a simple index to classify overweight and obesity in adults.
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Score: 1124737.4 - https://www.who.int/news-room/...ildhood-overweight-and-obesity
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REPORT / SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER
Existing food systems have failed to address hunger, and at the same time encourage diets that are a source of overweight and obesity that cause even more deaths worldwide than does underweight. (...) Today, more than one billion people worldwide are overweight (with a bodily mass index (BMI) 25) and at least 300 million are obese (BMI 30). (...) Overweight or obese women tend to give birth to children who themselves tend to be overweight or obese, resulting in lower productivity and discrimination.
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Score: 1123874.1 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...get?open&DS=A/HRC/19/59&Lang=E
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FOOD SECURITY : FACT SHEETS
manufacturing) Agriculture Services Total land area: 238,174,000 Ha Land use Other land Permanent meadows and pastures 12% 36% 44% 59% 5% 36% 1.6 1.4 3.0 3.6 5.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 Algeria Arab Region World Developing Developed 1 1 % 8 0 % 9 % 3 % 8 % 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 Kcal/cap/day 0.4% 0.8% 3% 14% 82% 0.1% 1.0% 10.0% 100.0% GDP per capita: 4,825.18 US$ 3 Utilization 1- Food related disorders 32% 78% 16% 2- Access to services Rural Urban Stability 1- Expenditures 2- Key monitors Climate change vulnerability Global peace index Annual population growth rate Lower HigherLess vulnerable More vulnerable More peaceful Less peaceful Water Sanitation Female Male Prevalence of Undernourishment: <5% Micronutrient deficiencies in children under 5 Electricity Government expenditure by sector (%) Iodine Vitamin A Iron 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Overweight (<5 years) Underweight (<5 years) Stunting (<5 years) Wasting (<5 years) Adult obesity 90% 82% 95% 89% 100%99% 2.201 2.18 10.7 11.4 3.7 14.7 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Health Education Agriculture Military 0.05 4 Bahrain Disclaimer: Takeaway messages are derived from the factsheets and not from a thorough socio-economic analysis of the country. (...) Agriculture 19 Utilization 1- Food related disorders 30% 31% 12% 2- Access to services Rural Urban Stability 1- Expenditures 2- Key monitors Lower Higher Prevalence of Undernourishment: <5% Female Male Micronutrient deficiencies in children under 5 Iron Iodine Vitamin A Water Sanitation Electricity Government expenditure by sector (%) Climate change vulnerability Global peace index Less vulnerable More vulnerable More peaceful Less peaceful Annual population growth rate 0 10 20 30 40 Overweight (<5 years) Underweight (<5 years) Stunting (<5 years) Wasting (<5 years) Adult obesity 97% 90% 99% 98% 100% 100% 4.2 10.5 1.35 5.7 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Health Education Agriculture Military 2.182.5830.09 20 Iraq Disclaimer: Takeaway messages are derived from the factsheets and not from a thorough socio-economic analysis of the country. (...) - There is high prevalence of food related disorders (adult obesity and overweight, stunting and iron deficiency in children), which may be explained by food choices and preferences and the ongoing conflict
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Score: 1122743.75 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...=E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/CP.1&Lang=E
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OBE04641_NN_Unicef_Infographic_design_A4_PART 1_DIGI_fa2 NOVO NORDISK AND UNICEF: WORKING TOGETHER TO PREVENT CHILDHOOD OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY Novo Nordisk and UNICEF are working together to raise awareness, build knowledge and implement systemic changes that will contribute to the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity What will the partnership do? Novo Nordisk and UNICEF will contribute to the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity via three approaches: children under the age of 5 are living with overweight or obesity2 By 2022 The partnership will have contributed by: Helping to change the way that childhood obesity is perceived – from being an individual to a societal responsibility Working to prevent childhood overweight and obesity – and diet-related NCDs more broadly Benefiting more than half a million children in Latin America Addressing obesogenic environments, improving diets and changing societal narratives and norms Why is the partnership needed? (...) Geneva: World Health Organization, 2012 UNICEF does not endorse any company, product, brand or service in support ofWorking together to prevent childhood overweight and obesity
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Score: 1119709.2 - https://www.unicef.org/lac/sit...%20infographic%20-%20Final.pdf
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Childhood overweight is a high public health problem in the region, exceeding the global average of 5.7 percent (medium). (...) Data shows a steady increase in childhood overweight in the region since 2000. Overweight has mainly been on the rise in lower-middle income, high income and upper-middle income countries of the region. In contrast, the low-income countries displayed a declining trend in childhood overweight in the past two decades. FIGURE 13. Prevalence of overweight among children under five in the Arab States by subregion Source: UNICEF, WHO and World Bank. https://doi.org/10.4060/cb7495en-fig13 TABLE 8.
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Score: 1118912 - https://www.fao.org/3/cb7495en...ine/src/html/chapter-02-3.html
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Additionally, 3 out of every 10 children aged 5 to 19 years old in the region have overweight. Childhood overweight, in addition to stunting and micronutrient deficiency, is becoming increasingly urgent. In the context of COVID-19, the overweight situation is of particular concern. Having overweight puts children’s health and nutrition at risk. Having overweight puts children’s health and nutrition at risk.
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Score: 1116731.6 - https://www.unicef.org/lac/en/reports/childhood-overweight
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