Eat, Drink and be Sedentary: obesity’s strain on Mexican healthcareNext Stop Mexico Part. 2 Move the world forward
There are many explanations for this degradation in health, including more sedentary lifestyles and sociocultural traditions or beliefs leading to overfeeding, but the main culprit is the changing eating habits. Mexicans are eating less traditional dishes made from fresh ingredients and far more commercial products and fast food, high in saturated fat. And far too much sweet drinks.