The Problem Of Action Plan Essay

749 Words Jul 25th, 2015 3 Pages
Action Plan
Fifty years ago the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Therefore all angles of its effects must be incorporated into what may include nutrition, environment and physical activities of the chosen population (Taylor, 2006). From the earlier studies, Hispanic population was counted to have the highest number of diabetes in the Southeast Bronx. According to New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2006, diabetes is among the major factors that have contributed to variety of health problems. Approximately 20% of the overall adults from New York are obese and this has led to 95% of diabetes in the United States with Southeast Bronx having 11% of adults with diabetes.
This is where the nutritional aspect of it has contributed to this problem. This population eating habit is going to any near Bodega or fast food, no matter how unhealthy it is. The only available and cheapest fruits and vegetables they can afford to buy are the vegetables and fruits on the on the tables at the sidewalk which are mostly rotting. Looking at the amount of groceries and fast foods around this place, there is no way that they are going to be eating healthy. The only time the green markets come around is during summer and most of them do not know the values of it so they do not care about getting food from there. There are multiple barriers in…

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