Aging Diet FAQ Report

Staying Young Through Diet And Exercise
Everyone is looking for ways to stay young. There is evidence of that on every billboard you drive by and every advertisement you hear on the radio. Everywhere manufacturers and companies are trying to find ways to sell you products that are going to make you look and feel younger.
Do they work?
Some of them may, but most of them are just giant placebos designed to help us feel better about getting old.

lifestyle Diseases And Diet Market Data And Stats

—Leading Causes of Death and Disability in the United States—

https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/

Most common, costly, and preventable chronic diseases in the US
• Heart Disease
• Stroke
• Cancer
• Type 2 Diabetes
• Obesity
• Arthritis

Since 2012, about 50% of all US adults (117 million people) had 1 or more chronic health conditions

1 in 4 adults had 2 or more chronic health conditions

7 of the top 10 causes of deaths in 2010 were the result of chronic diseases – heart disease and cancer accounted for 48% of all deaths

53 million US adults are diagnosed with arthritis, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States
—CDC Preventable Deaths Report—

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/p0501-preventable-deaths.html

A 2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report compared death rates across all 50 United States between the years of 2008 to 2010

• 20% to 40% of premature deaths from heart disease, cancer, COPD, stroke and unintentional injuries were found to be preventable
The study found it would have been possible to prevent:
• 92,000 lives or 34% of premature deaths from heart diseases
• 84,500 lives or 21% of premature deaths from cancer
• 29,000 lives or 39% of premature deaths from chronic lower respiratory diseases
• 17,000 lives or 33% of premature deaths from stroke
• 37,000 lives or 39% of premature deaths from unintentional injuries
—Deaths and Mortality – CDC—

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm

Deaths from the leading causes of death in The United States

• Heart disease: 614,348
• Cancer: 591,699
• Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 147,101
• Accidents (unintentional injuries): 136,053
• Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 133,103
• Alzheimer’s disease: 93,541
• Diabetes: 76,488
—Deaths From Poor Diet And Lack Of Exercises – Population Reference Bureau—

The Population Reference Bureau published a study that shows the percentage of early deaths that can be attributed to a poor diet, and a lack of physical activity, has risen from 14% to 18% (between 1990 and 2010)

Globally, that tally is 21%, making a poor diet the biggest contributor to an early death

The foods with the biggest implication are red meat, alcohol, and sugar sweetened drinks
—Type 2 Diabetes – CDC—

https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/aag/diabetes.htm

1.4 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each year

Type 2 diabetes accounts for about 90 to 95% of all diabetes cases in adults

More than 1 in every 10 adults age 20 years or older has diabetes

1 out of 3 adults has prediabetes
—COPD – CDC—

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/copd.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/copd/index.html

Almost 15.7 million Americans (6.4%) reported that they have been diagnosed with COPD

COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States

Number of deaths from chronic lower respiratory diseases (including asthma): 147,101

In 2013
• 8.7 million (3.6%) adults diagnosed with chronic bronchitis in 2012
• 3.4 million adults (1.4%) diagnosed with emphysema
—COPD – Healthline—

http://www.healthline.com/health/copd/facts-statistics-infographic#6

Smoking is linked to about 80% of all COPD deaths

Female smokers are 13 times more likely to die from COPD than females who do not smoke
Male smokers are 12 times more likely to die from COPD than males who do not smoke
—Obesity – World Health Organization—

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/

2014 Worldwide Obesity Rates…
• More than 1.9 billion (39%) of people age 18 and older were overweight
• 13% were obese
• 41 million kids under age 5 were overweight or obese
—Obesity – US National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease—

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/Pages/overweight-obesity-statistics.aspx

2010 US Obesity Rates
• More than 2 in 3 adults is either overweight or obese
• More than 1 in 3 adults are obese
• More than 1 in 20 adults are morbidly obese
• 1/3 of kids and teens ages 6 to 19 are overweight or obese
• More than 1 in 6 kids and teens ages 6 to 19 are obese