Almost 50% of the COVID 19 deaths in India are of people below the age of 60, which is very different (lower) from deaths in the developed world. So what’s going on? Also, why on earth would a food, water, and air safety website write about this? The devil is
India ranks at number 102 out of 117 countries on the Global Hunger Index. This number is much worse than our neighbors Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, or Nepal, which do much better at ranks 86, 67, 68, 72, respectively.
Cancer rates have increased a lot in India in the last two years. The economic distress of the previous 2-3 years may have had a critical role to play in this, by causing a change in the dietary pattern for a lot of people.
I believe that the tide has started to turn, and we will win the war against lifestyle disease. This will happen because the group of educated people adopting and promoting low carbohydrate or slow carbohydrate diets is reaching a critical mass.
Americans today are fatter than they were in the 70’s, despite consuming fewer calories. This piece of data is amazing, and single handedly throws out the “excess calories” theory of obesity. Its the same problem in India, in my opinion. It is the increase in grain (wheat and rice), potato,