Obesity in Dubai becomes a growing concern
The fast-developing lifestyle of Dubai provides the population with convenience and variety thanks to the flourishing of housing, shopping and eating options. Nevertheless, while the metropolis blossomed, the population has become more and more obese.
The rates of obesity in Dubai has risen because of several factors. The most significant of all are the great variety of eating alternatives, the popularity of foods that are rich in fat, and the basic health education of the population.
The fast food industry has relied on low prices, convenience and quick service in order to achieve success across the globe. Nevertheless, the consumers not always benefit from this success.
The fast food industry in the Middle East does not fall behind and has grown rapidly since the mid-1980s. Since American chains such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and KFC gained popularity in the United Arab Emirates, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the country.
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