Sept. 23, 2012
-- More than 80 countries (from Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America) participated in a recent study conducted by http://beta.iValueHealth.NET.
The results are interesting and global average Body Mass Index (BMI) is 21.54. The study was carried over a period of one month, and more than 10,000 people participated.
Results by continents, it's a bit of mix and the Europeans have the best result of 21.35. Asians with 26.22 have the bad scoring, North American (including Mexicans) with 27.87, and Africans at 24.99. Breaking down, the gap is much wider for men across continents compare to female. The study shows that the new generation is more careful in Asia.
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This kind of initiatives can help and guide awareness programs are helping and these results are encouraging. The over weight could lead to diseases related to heart, stroke, blood pressure, diabetics, hypertension, fatty liver, osteoarthritis, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome, dyslipidemia, thyroid conditions, gallbladder, pickwickian syndrome etc. A balance diet and regular physical exercise is a simple solution without any need of medications.
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