Scientists: video games one of the causes of obesity in girls

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg set: of the girl, providing more than one hour daily playing computer games, have an increased risk of obesity. These were established in the survey with participation of 2,5 thousand volunteers from 20 years of age and older.

Passion for computer games affect the weight not as much as poor diet, bad habits or lack of adequate physical activity. However, an hour in game is an hour in a sitting position, often with delicious and unhealthy food.

Scientists claim that the girls, sitting behind the games more than two hours a day, in the next five years have a great chance to add to 3.7 kilograms. Amazingly, these relationships among the boys, the scientists did not reveal. Their performance of body mass index remain the same regardless of time spent at the computer.

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