World Cup Roundup!

Well, the end of the World Cup is here. We’ve got a quick round-up on how the USA would stack up against some of the other major teams of the World Cup.

 Blow those vuvuzela's

After having a high rate of heart disease – about 5:1,000 – for men, the Finish government encouraged healthy eating.  Now, heart disease is down to nearly one for the entire region!  Compare that to the US, where heart disease is the leading cause of death!

Now, let’s move onto one of the semifinalists.  Spain, the 1st place winner, has one of the highest rates of tuberculosis and some of the highest rates of air pollution in Europe.  The U.S., on the other hand, has low incidences of both.

While Bosnia-Herzegovina may be a small country, its obesity epidemic (62.9 percent of the population is overweight) is on level with countries like the United States.  Most of the epidemic is due to unhealthy eating, drinking and smoking.

And, the final country up is New Zealand.  With 62.7 percent of the country overweight, that’s nearly as much as the U.S. at 66.7 percent!  And, the entire population is gaining weight exponentially!

So, there you have it!  Our round-up is complete.  How did your team do?

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Before you comment, please take a moment to read our comment policy: Comments containing profanity or inflammatory language will not be posted. If you require technical assistance or help with a coupon, please email us at information@earthfare.com. The blog is not a technical support forum, and requests may not be responded to if they are left as comments on the blog. The best way to receive help is to email us directly. If you would like to leave feedback for a specific store, please contact the store directly or email us at information@earthfare.com so that we can direct your comments appropriately.