We have been hearing for years how the American Diet, especially fast food is affecting our health and increasing are risk for diabetes. Since fast food restaurants have increased in Asia, the Asian consumer is now at a higher risk of diabetes.
Nearly 11% of men and 12% of women in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. This is in addition to the 4% of people who have already been diagnosed. Scientists from Australia’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research blame this increase on increased fast food intake and lifestyle changes. Read the full article at BBC News. Nature’s Sunshine offers a variety of supplements to assist with weight loss.