Scientists have discovered the law against girls with overweight. It turned out that criticism only exacerbates the situation. Data published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Most acute criticisms in the excess weight perceive girls aged 10-15 years. It is in this period is critical attitude to her figure, and adolescence is filled with aggression from peers.
The second age of the girls, when someone else's opinion is especially important, according to scientists, catches in 19 years. In some cases, the reproaches of others can play a decisive factor in the development of obesity, even when the propensity to this process no. That is, affects only the psychological factor.
Note, obesity develops on the background of malnutrition, or hormonal imbalance. A major role is played by the level of cortisol, a hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism in the body.