Showing posts with label obesidad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label obesidad. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Alcohol, tobacco and obesity largest threat to life expectancy in Europe (WHO)

European countries should reduce consumption of alcohol and tobacco and actively fight with obesity to increase life expectancy on the continent, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its report on health in the European region that includes 53 countries.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

US obesity epidemic worsens as rates reach historic highs

Rates of adult obesity increased in six US states and fell in none last year, and in more states than ever - 20 - at least 30 percent of adults are obese, according to an analysis released this week.
The conclusions were reported by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and were based on federal government data. They suggest the problem may be worsening despite widespread publicity about the nation's obesity epidemic, from First Lady Michelle Obama and many others, plus countless programs to address it.
From 2011 to 2012, by comparison, the rate of obesity increased in only one state.

Monday, September 02, 2013

El puente que une los kilos con la enfermedad. Kilos depositados en la zona de la cintura son mucho más dañinos para la salud.

1.La inflamación podría explicar la relación entre obesidad y problemas cardiacos.
2. Individuos 'metabólicamente sanos' tienen altos niveles de adiponectina.
 
Que la obesidad aumenta enormemente las posibilidades de padecer un problema de corazón es algo que todo el mundo sabe. Sin embargo, los kilos de más no siempre son sinónimo de enfermedad. Algunos pacientes con sobrepeso no padecen los trastornos que clásicamente se asocian a la enfermedad cardiovascular -como la hipertensión o la diabetes tipo 2-, una paradoja que trae de cabeza a quienes estudian las relaciones entre dieta, hábitos y salud.

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