The country makes life thick?

An average of five to six kilograms of weight gain per Person

An international study, which in the „Nature Journal“ was published, was able to find that adults have been around the world since 1985, an average of five to six kilograms in weight. It is noticed that people from rural areas are strikingly affected by them. In addition, the correlation between income, housing and increase in weight could be detected.

In addition to the knowledge that the population has increased in rural areas more than in urban areas, it was found that the persons affected were Living on a low to medium financial up to 60 percent more likely than people with a higher income. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Hanno Ulmer from Innsbruck Medical University has, in summary, said that developed countries such as Australia, the USA, Sweden, Austria, Ireland and the Czech Republic have a particularly strong gradient in weight gain between rural and urban areas. This investigation is based on health data, as well as sizes and weight data from the Vorarlberg, arbeitskreis für Vorsorge – und sozialmedizin, and „Brunico-Studie“ were collected.

While residents in cities were the mid-80s, still thicker, than in rural areas, has handled the difference over the years to the contrary. To mention here is that men in General, regardless of their place of residence, increased more than women.

In another international study, which was led by Professor Majid Ezzati from Imperial College London have studied over 1000 scientists data of over 100 million people from over 200 countries and evaluated. In the evaluation of the large amounts of data, the &#8222 came;Bayesian Modell“ used, which due to the applied algorithm, even at low amounts of data provides meaningful results. The researchers led by Professor Ezzati came to the conclusion that, in the context of health policy discussions, the focus is too often on the negative aspects of urban life will be directed, although the people are offered more diverse opportunities for a healthier and more active life, than in rural regions.

Long life on the Land

Another study from the years 2018 had found that people living in rural areas longer, which was led back to healthier foods. People consumed more even potatoes, whole-grain products and built-in self-implanted vegetables, freshly caught fish, and milk from own cows. For more on this topic, see this post.

A normal BMI as the Basis for a longer life

Doctors of the „London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine“ put in another, in the journal „The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology“ published study notes that adults over 40 years have a lower risk to die of diseases. In Parallel, it was found that people with a BMI above and below the normal range will be rather short. You are in the normal range if your BMI is between 18.5 and 25. As the survey of BMI is very easy and the ratio of the size and weight of a rating, many of the physician is of the opinion that it is the best method to determine whether you are suffering from possible obesity.

Criticism of the Body Mass Index

The author and behavior therapist, Dr. Nadja Hermann treated to overcome the issue of BMI in her book “fat logic”, however, is quite critical. They not criticized that the Body Mass Index is more of a time and a time origin, not between muscle and fat differences. As a result, be assessed, for example people with a high muscle percentage to a critical and as an overweight rating, although they have little fat mass. More to the views of Dr. Hermann you will find in this post.

Obesity is a definite health risk

Overweight people often suffer not only to a restricted mobility, expose you to the risk of high blood pressure to develop Coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, Diabetes, and cancer. In this respect, it is absolutely recommended to maintain a healthy weight and lose weight. You have to overcome the movement of the muffle and change your diet. Should you prepare this problems, because they have a healthy appetite, help you with some food to let your pesky cravings have no Chance. (oo)