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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The blessings of civilization: scientists have uncovered three reasons for the development of obesity and diabetes

Scientists from Simon Fraser University revealed three main benefits of civilization, which can lead to excess weight.

As writes “the St. Petersburg diary”, in the experiment, experts have taken part about 150 thousand persons of middle age from 17 States. Scientists have analyzed their income, diet, level of physical activity.

In the result, it was found that the presence of cars, television and computer several times increases the risk of obesity or diabetes in their owner. This is because the benefits of civilization lead to a decrease in physical activity by 31 percent. As a result, the probability of obesity increases by 4 times, and diabetes – 2.5 times.

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