Mauritian Lifestyle

Mauritius is a small Island found in the Indian Ocean with a population of 1.3 million consists of people from different cultures. In the last ten years several factors linked to diseases including bad eating habits. Especially women do not have enough time to prepare balanced meals due to professional obligations.

Lifestyle cancers vary from skin, breast, prostate to ovarian cancer and are mainly caused by exposure to the sun, excess starch and sugar, low dozes of radiation often emitted by wire-less connections, cellphones and laptops as well as smoking, which is the main drive behind lifestyle cancers.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) non-communicable diseases including cancer, kill over 36 million people each year worldwide.