Right? Not really.Does more wealth lead to more excess? In my opinion and research, notso much in certain cases. In the U.S., the Center for Disease Control (CDC), did researchthat showed that men with higher incomes tend to be more overweight than men with lessincome. Inversely, higher income women are less likely to be obese than low incomewomen, but most obese women are not low income. There is significant trend betweenobesity and education among men. Among women, however, there is a trend, those withcollege degrees are less likely to be obese compared with less educated women.
This seems to be quite a jump from the previous paragraph. How might you close out the previous paragraph soyou can more seamlessly transition into this new idea?
Let's think globally again. In China, more and more children are becoming overweight because parents are spoiling their children since there is a one-child policy in place. So,the parents spend their wealth on their children, no matter what their socioeconomicstatus is, but it is a bit more prevalent among wealthier Chinese. In urban China, theobesity rate for children went from 12.5% to 20% in less than ten years, but in ruralChina, projected that 1 in 4 children are obese.(World Trends) Moving on a little to thewest, there is the country of India. We all should know about India and their castesystem. It's quite obvious who the more overweight people are India. For diabetes andcardiovascular diseases, India is one of the capitals . According to the World HealthOrganization (WHO), globally, there are more than one billion overweight adults, at leastthree-hundred million of them clinically obese. Due to economic growth, most of thisshift is occurring. People with greater wealth means that bicycles are abandoned for motorbikes and cars, and work in the fields is swapped for sitting at a desk. In richcountries, the share of the population that gets insufficient exercise is more than twice as