Navigation Links
Canadians Grow Fatter By The Day

Canadians are becoming increasingly obese, according to a new study. The number of people in the country who are morbidly obese has risen to 1.3% in 2003, from the 1990 figure of 0.3%, according to researchers belonging to Queen's University. //The body mass index (BMI) is made use of by Health Canada for measuring obesity, and if the BMI is above 25, a person is declared overweight, and if it crosses 30, it is a case of obesity.

As per the 2004 data, 23% of the Canadian population was obese. The country’s obesity epidemic appears to be getting worse. Obesity serves to aggravate conditions like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer, in addition to being a burden to the country’s health-care system. The medical system of Canada spent an amount of $ 1.8 million in the year 1997 towards treating obesity related cases. The health-care system of the country is likely to be further affected adversely due to the increases in the class 3 and 2 obesity levels.

The real obesity figures may also be much higher as most people tend to underestimate their weight and provide wrong information. The Canadian Medical Association Journal published the results of the study. The obesity epidemic in the country can be treated through exercise, diet, and lifestyle changes. The country’s scientists are as yet unable to figure out the reason behind the fat people getting fatter. The problem of obesity and being overweight In Canada is not sparing the country’s children either
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Canadians flocking to India for quick and efficient medical treatment
2. Insomnia Hits Many Canadians: Survey
3. Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease
4. Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study
5. Increase In obesity among Canadians
6. Canadians Need To Check Their BP to Avoid Cardiovascular Complications
7. Canadians on a Very High Fat Diet
8. Rural Canadians, Take Care Of Your Health
9. Canadians Unaware Of Heart Risks Of Abdominal Fat
10. Botulism Toxin in Carrot Juice Paralyses Two Canadians
11. Income Deciding Factor For Canadians Seeking Medical Attention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... The V Foundation for Cancer ... a Moment to Lose fundraising campaign. As the V Foundation’s boldest initiative to ... over cancer. The campaign aims to raise $200 million by 2020 and strategically ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... Just in time for the holiday ... chocolate chip cookie recipe for Honeyville’s new Organic Quinoa Flour product for sale at ... in the near future. , “I think it’s wonderful that a growing number ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... November 25th, when SevenPoint2 released the much-anticipated HydroFX for Water®. This first-of-its-kind ... design. Featuring one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants, molecular hydrogen, HydroFX ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... recount of a powerful woman's story of sacrifice and enlightenment. , ... published author, Carolyn Fryer. Always looking for creative outlets, Carolyn gravitated toward writing ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center headquartered in Northern California, has announced ... on providing occupational safety and health training to public sector employees. , “The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... Dec. 5, 2016  CVS Health, the nation,s largest ... a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate ... CEI is an annual national benchmarking survey and report ... administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. ... that our colleagues, customers and suppliers bring to CVS ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... PARSIPPANY, N.J. , Dec. 5, 2016 ... today announced preliminary safety and efficacy data from ... oral selective MDM2 inhibitor, suggesting that DS-3032 may ... relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and high-risk myelodysplastic ... part of the phase 1 study of DS-3032 were ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... founder of Spectrum Science Communications , announced today that ... two consecutive years of high double digit growth in fee revenues. ... assumed management of the firm that Seng founded in 1996. Earlier ... of the Year and was selected among the Best Places to ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: