The excess weight robs men of years of life. In the latest study, researchers from Cambridge University found that the chance of men with obesity to live to 70 years was significantly lower than in overweight women.
In total, the study involved more than 4 million people. Scientists were able to identify the relationship between life expectancy and body mass Index (BMI) of people.
According to the data collected, 70% of years do not survive one third of men with obesity. In the group with normal weight, the rate in half below.
The thing is that the extra weight of the additional load of the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes mellitus of the second type. Scientists are not the first time prove: obesity is more dangerous for men than for women.