Overweight in Kuwait – Food Supply with R

Cookie Monster Food Pyramid

Disclaimer I cannot say this enough … I have no idea about nutrition. In fact, if one were to ask me for a dietary plan it would consist of 4 portions of cookies and 20 portions of coffee. The reason I am doing this is to practice and demonstrate how to do some analysis with […]

Overweight in Kuwait – BMI with R

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Inspiration Let me open with this: Faisal Al-Basri brings a lot of laughter into my life. It’s nothing short of a pleasure watching the political, social, and general satire on his instagram account. One particular post recently caught my attention – entitled: “Kuwaiti Women 2nd most obese world wide”. In his own words: Instagram (Rough) […]

Kuwait Sugar Consumption with R

Kuwait Sugar

I was doing Facebook’s Udacity Explorartory Data Analysis course and one of the tasks is to use GapMinder.org’s data to visualise data. So I picked sugar consumption per capita per day; diabetes is a subject that has always been close and interesting to me. The graph above shows Kuwait’s sugar consumption relative to world averages. […]