obesity is dangerous to health Obesity reduces life expectancy of people in 10 years, comparable to the effect of smoking life, according to research by scientists from the University of Oxford Clinical Trials Unit and the service in the journal The Lancet. "This is the last and most convincing close relationship between obesity and poor health of the heart, shows and confirms that smoking is bad, no matter what your weight," said Peter Weissberg of the British Heart Foundation. Researchers compared the life and death of almost one million people around the world and found that each increase in body mass index (BMI) over 25 significantly reduced life expectancy. BMI is widely used measure of obesity in a person's weight in kilograms multiplied by the estimated square of height in meters. The range of 20-25 is normal, 25-30 overweight, overweight 30-40 and 40-50 are obese. In the present study, moderate obesity reduces life expectancy by an average of three years, while obesity, which reduces 10 "Excess weight shortens human life," researcher Gary Whitlock. Health experts warn that a simple win to avoid losing too much weight, but later. "Being obese not only saves lives, but also lead to chronic health problems - diabetes, high blood pressure, gallstones, back, and common diseases," said Alan Marion Davis, president of the School of Public Health in the United Kingdom. "My advice is, do not miss. Trim the fat in your diet and take every opportunity to increase physical activity." The researchers estimated that obesity is responsible for almost one. In 16 cases of death from cancer, and one in four deaths from heart attack or stroke are residents of the UK in the mid-life of about 2 percent classify the UK population, are obese.
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