Little-known facts about obesity

• Little-known facts about obesity

Obesity has become a global world problem. The reasons for this relatively "young" disease that appeared and became widespread in the mid XX century, became sedentary lifestyle and fast food culture, which originated in the United States.

Little-known facts about obesity

And today, it is a matter of life and death, not just an aesthetic conflict over inappropriately imposed gloss, fashion and opinion of neighbors: each year, at least 2, 8 million people die as a result of excessive weight or obesity. This figure is increasing every year in proportion to the population of centimeters at the waist. So, what is today known for certain about obesity?

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Obesity - a disease that is accompanied by the deposition of excess fat in the body, which develops as a result of excess food income and / or low energy consumption, causes real harm to health and leads to reduced quality of life, disability and death.

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Today, according to the World Health Organization, more than 800 million people suffer from hunger, while the problem of excess weight affected about 1, 5 billion people around the world.

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Cause of obesity and hunger in one - malnutrition. In both cases, the body does not receive the necessary for the growth and development of nutrients. Keep in mind that foods with a high caloric content often has a low nutritional value, so you should stop just absorb food and start to eat right. ***

Anecdote "You can not lose weight? Go to America, where all their "is irrelevant. When compared with the countries of Eastern Europe and the United States, Russia's position is not the saddest, but given the difference in the times in terms of population, Russia has already hit the top 4 countries of obesity.

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The highest level of obesity incidence noted in the Nenets Autonomous District, Altai Territory and the Penza region.

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Growth problems in Rospotrebnadzor explain overeating sugar and bread with insufficient consumption of fruit and dairy products.

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Overweight in Russia affects about 60 percent of women and 50 percent of men older than 30 years, and obesity observed in one in four (26 percent).

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Obesity can interfere with the plans of women who wish to have children, because it reduces the ability to conceive and bear a child. Complications during pregnancy are observed in almost all obese women, the percentage of cesarean sections in this group of women is 75%.

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Most countries bloated with fat, a high incidence of obesity among adults: America (especially in poorer states like Mississippi and Alabama), Mexico, New Zealand and Hungary. The lowest rates - in Japan and South Korea.

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Women with low levels of education are obese are two to three times more likely than highly educated representatives of the weaker sex.

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The rate of growth of obesity in men in developed countries is higher than in women, whereas the opposite pattern is observed in developing countries. ***

Obese men aggravate the symptoms of low testosterone: a decrease in strength and muscle volume, decreased sexual desire and sexual performance.

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Liposuction is not a panacea and will not eliminate the need to visit a fitness club, since removal of subcutaneous fat in danger instantly transformed into an even more dangerous - a visceral, if not begin to regularly go in for sports.

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Risks associated with obesity and obesity: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hormonal disorders, sexual function, osteoarthritis, cancer, diseases of the joints and back, and as a bonus dissatisfaction with their appearance.

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If until now it was thought that childhood obesity begins to develop during fetal development, it now appears that its roots are drawn from the period before conception. The weight of both parents before conceiving a child is the decisive factor in whether the unborn child obese or not.

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Short sleep increases the appetite, which in turn increases the risk of obesity. Due to the lack of sleep the body mistakenly believes that he does not have enough energy. In addition, once an hour at the computer will inevitably lead to the owl refrigerator.

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For an organism all that is not water, then - the food! Therefore, juices, broths, sodas do not count. Tea and coffee - all diuretics liquid, ie dehydrate your body.

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Eat fruit rather than drink juice, because the store is squeezed fruit juices the whole fiber, which makes the sugar even more dangerous. ***

A good half of the diet should be salads, fruits and vegetables. The second half should be divided evenly between proteins and carbohydrates.

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Everyone knows: "Eat breakfast myself, share dinner with a friend, a dinner give to the enemy." The idea is to loaded morning calories the body can consume during the day, but was forced to "preserve" a good dinner at night.

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The consumption of confectionery products in the Russian Federation is 24 kg per person sweets.

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You should know and always remember to use up the calories obtained from a large portion of fried potatoes, you need to run non-stop 6 km.

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According to data from drivers who are overweight the probability of dying in a car crash 78% higher than in lean and in people with normal weight.

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driving a car more than an hour a day makes a person an average of more than two kilograms heavier than with a stay at the wheel for 15 minutes or less.

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New Zealand refuse to issue residence permits to people who are overweight, since the country launched the fight against obesity and can not afford to cover potential health care costs associated with obesity immigrants.