Obesity And Carbohydrates In Australia

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Currently, the increased mortality rate of people who has obesity and diabetes is about forty percent in Australia, this is approximately the same as the increased mortality hazard found amongst smokers. And this rate has been increased 6 percent since 1996. Consider that, obesity and diabetes indeed are the leading problems in the most western countries, and especially in the United States and Australia nowadays. Obesity is be described that people who are highly overweight and defined by the WHO (World Healthy Organization) using the BMI (body mass index). Obesity is a result of excessive accumulation of fat or triacylglycerol when the adipose tissue mass increased, and the adipocyte 's number and molar volume are overly increasing, and …show more content…
And the article "Could You Cut Your Sugar Intake to 6 Teaspoons a Day" states that excess sugar intake is the major cause of obesity. But this is not true, or sugar cannot take the whole blame. Yes, carbohydrates are a major energy source for the body, overly take sugar might cause obesity and diabetes (high blood glucose). But in terms of the clinical biochemistry research of obesity and diabetes, the genetic causes and insulin resistance are the major reason that caused obesity and type 2 diabetes. Sugar is not the only …show more content…
And greasy and sweet food contain lots of carbohydrates, fats and protein (not many vitamins). Fats are the most energy-efficient form of food. Each gram of fat supplies the body with about 9 calories, more than twice that supplied by proteins or carbohydrates. The reason for this is fats require more oxidation to become carbon dioxide and water than sugar. According to the structural formula of carbohydrates and fats, every carbon atom in a fat molecule needs two more oxygens instead of one oxygen (for carbohydrates and in carbohydrates most are oxygen) and fats have much more carbon atoms than carbohydrates. Therefore, the oxidation of fats takes longer, but it also gives off more energy. Carbohydrates and protein are same energy

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