Navigation Links
Canadian Waistline Watch - Getting Bigger, But Not So Fast

Canadians are getting heavier , but a new study by Statistics Canada has a note of cheer , they are not gaining weight at the same pace as they did earlier. //Adults between 18-64 were monitored for weight gain every two years from 1996 to 2005 . The data showed that they have put on weight steadily , but during the last two years , the amount of weight gain has decreased.

This welcome news is thought to be due to the fact that only 44% of men gained weight during the last two year interval as against 50% who had grown heavier previously. Also , many women lost a lot of weight . The only people who gained more were men between 18-33. According to Dr.David Lau Of Obesity Canada, this is cause for concern as it means weight gain at a younger age.

Over the period of the study, men gained an average of 4 kgs. while women put on around 3.4 kgs. on average. Though the reduced rate is not significantly high, it bodes well for the future, in terms of avoiding obesity related illnesses.

Stephen Samis of Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada said obesity was a major health concern in Canada and that 60% of Canadians were obese. He blamed sedentary jobs and fast food for the problem.

The mantra for weight loss , as fitness experts keep advising, is - eat healthy balanced meals , reduce portion size , avoid crash dieting, and exercise regularly, including strength training to improve muscle tone.
MAL
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Frozen Canadian baby stages miraculous recovery
2. Canadian Youth at risk of heart disease
3. Canadians flocking to India for quick and efficient medical treatment
4. CPHA Offers HIV Information Packages To Canadian Football League Teams
5. Insomnia Hits Many Canadians: Survey
6. Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease
7. Disparity In Survival Rates In US and Canadian heart Patients
8. Canadian Street Prostitutes Requests Protection
9. Canadian health on the decline, due to a drinking problem
10. Lack of facilities in emergency rooms, warn Canadian nurses!
11. Canadian Sikh Community Donates To Hospital Project In Canada
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting ... Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the ... and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a leader in agile ... a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Enterprise ... use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value manner across CMS ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors and ... flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in January of ... Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to serve both ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... that we intend to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect ... hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... been named one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® by Best ... in Wellness® awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., ... vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the launch ... the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax ... provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to the ... MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest Obamacare ... Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham ... that the medical device industry is in an odd ... tax, the 2.3% excise tax on medical device sales ... also want covered patients, increased visits and hospital customers ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company ... destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: