Likewise, we've long talked about global issues and about obesity - but why not put things together, like globesity? And what's stopping the media endlessly discussing the side effects of the (another new phrase alert) credit crunch...
especially those who have moved to live in the burgeoning slums of the big cities." (74) Josef Schmidhuber and Prakash Shetty of the Food and Agriculture Organization point out that urban areas in many developing countries are experiencing the lifestyle and diet changes already seen in the developed world, including "an increase in the calories consumed in tandem with a shift towards diets that are much richer in saturated fats and cholesterol." (75) The use of a new term, "globesity," in fact, reflects the prevalence of a health problem no longer widespread only in developed nations.
In the President's Lecture on "globesity" at the 2005 American Dietetics Association (ADA) annual meeting, panelist James Hill suggested that the battle against obesity should be fought not with calorie restriction but with physical activity; he then went on to suggest that a strategy that relies on food restriction is doomed to fail (American Dietetic Association 2005).
Kneemail, for example, is "religion's effort to give prayer a modern, high-tech image." Affluenza is "the affliction of being too focused [??] buying material things, working too much (and still not having enough money), and stressing out about all of it." Globesity is worldwide obesity.