The Lancet: More than a billion people live with obesity

Medical Analysts managed to find out that about a billion people on the planet are faced with obesity. Information about this is distributed by the information portal The Lancet, emphasizing that the data collection was carried out by about one and a half thousand specialists.

Attention is drawn to the fact that in 32 years the number of people suffering from this disease has increased by 400 percent. In addition, approximately 159 million patients were teenagers. It is emphasized that most often this problem affects females.

From the data presented, it turned out that critically low weight was noticed among those living in African and Middle Eastern countries.

“To successfully combat both forms of malnutrition, it is important to significantly improve the availability of healthy, nutritious foods,” the publication reads.

Previously, Chinese researchers conducted an analysis and proved that flavonols contained in food reduce mortality. More about this read the material Public News Service.

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