Researchers from the UK believe, obesity is like a contagious disease. On conducted scientific work tells the newspaper The Independent.
And it's even in psychology tolsteyuschih person, and the change in microflora. When you set excess weight disturbed the balance of bacteria in the gut. The result is reduced immunity, there is a risk of allergies, asthma and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.
There are even gut bacteria causing obesity. Some of them can be transmitted through the air. Once in the body of another person, they can cause a set of extra pounds.
Note that while scientists that the theory remains speculation. Full evidence that bacteria may be the main cause of obesity yet. Today, doctors believe it is the wrong way of life and fatty foods are two main causes of set pounds.