Committee
ECOSOC
Country
Portugal

Author

Lin Fridin
Israel

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8959

Combating the growing problem of obesity The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended. Globally, there has been an increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fat ,and an increase in physical inactivity due to the increasingly sedentary nature of many forms of work, changing modes of transportation, and increasing urbanization. Changes in dietary and physical activity patterns are often the result of environmental and societal changes associated with development and lack of supportive policies in sectors such as health, agriculture, transpor...