Russia is a country with a tendency to mass obesity. This is the conclusion of Russian specialists in the analysis of health status of citizens for 1993, 2003 and 2013. Especially a clear increase is observed in the group of men and children.
According to the latest data, every fourth adult inhabitant of Russia (aged 35 to 44 years old) is a clinical form of obesity. More Mature years, this figure only increases.
Recall that obesity is one of the main causes of diabetes type II diabetes and most diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Draws attention to the problem of childhood obesity. Just 35 years ago, children with excess weight was 6.6 percent, by 2000 the figure had risen to 12%, i.e. twice. In 2013, the situation has only worsened.