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The Prevalence of Obesity in South Africa

The current study found that the majority of adult South Africans are overweight or obese, and that the prevalence of overweight and obesity is highest among Black Africans. The major contributors to energy intake were carbohydrates, fat, and protein. Carbohydrates contributed 50% of total energy intake, while fat and protein contributed 33% and 15% of total energy intake, respectively.
The mean daily intake of alcohol was significantly higher among Whites than among other groups. There were no significant differences between the groups in terms of calcium, iron, vitamin D, or folate intake.
The prevalence of overweight was 37.4% and the prevalence of obesity was 32.3%. The prevalence of central obesity was significantly higher among Black Africans than among other groups.
These findings highlight the need for interventions to promote healthy eating behaviours and to reduce sedentary behaviours among all adults, but especially among Black

The Life and Work of Frederick Law Olmsted

This essay discusses the life and work of Frederick Law Olmsted, considered to be the pioneer of American landscape architecture. It covers his early life, work as a landscape architect, and the impact of his work on American society and the development of landscape architecture.

The Saudi Energy and Petrochemical Industry

The essay discusses the energy and petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia. It provides an overview of the country’s oil and gas reserves, production, refining capacity, and petrochemical industry. The essay also profiles the state-owned Saudi Aramco and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), two of the leading companies in the sector.

A Critical Analysis of Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism in Relation to Environmental Conservation

This essay will critically analyse both anthropocentrism and ecocentrism in order to determine their strengths and weaknesses in relation to current environmental problems. It is important to note that this paper does not aim to advocate for one perspective over another, but rather to provide a balanced assessment of both in order to create a more holistic understanding of environmental conservation.

The Enron Scandal: One of the Largest Corporate Scandals in History

The Enron scandal was one of the largest corporate scandals in history. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2001 after it was revealed that they had been engaged in fraudulent activities to inflate their stock price and hide their debt. This led to the loss of billions of dollars in shareholder value and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which reformed corporate governance laws in the United States.

The 1950s: A Watershed in the Development of the Oil Economy

The 1950s was a pivotal decade in the development of the oil economy, as a number of important changes took place which set the stage for the modern industry. These changes included the shift from animal to mechanical power in agriculture, increasing awareness of pollution and its effects, the transition from manufacturing to service industries, and the move to mass consumption. Together, these changes laid the foundation for the modern oil industry and set the stage for continued growth in the sector.

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