The obesity problem plagues many people. They are dissatisfied with their bloated body and want to lose weight. On the way to lose weight, they stumbled again, because cakes, milk tea and other delicacies are everywhere, and the delivery service makes delicacies easily available. It can be said that the environment on the way to lose weight is dangerous and there are too many temptations.
In fact, the environment is not only an obstacle to people's weight loss, but also a cause of weight gain. recentlyAccording to some foreign scientists, In the past 50 years, the reason why humans have become fatter is largely due to our environment.
Researchers believe that the environment we are in now is an "obesity" environment, which includes variables such as how close the grocery store is, how easy it is to get food, and so on. A certain effect.
These "obesity" environments have made humans' overall body mass index (BMI) higher and higher.
The World Health Organization said that in 2016, the number of obese people in the world exceeded 650 million. To find out why the global obesity level has almost tripled since 1975, Norwegian scientists studied data on 118,959 people collected regularly in North Trondelag from 1963 to 2008. These people are between 13-80 years oldIn between, they can represent the entire Norwegian population.
Researchers have found that from the 1960s to the 10s of the last century, the average BMI of Norwegians has risen sharply, and it started to rise from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. People born after 1970 have "much higher" BMIs in their youth than those born before.
Compared with young people decades ago, young people now live in a more “obese” environment.
In addition, obesity also has genetic causes.
Scientists have found that people who are genetically obese have the greatest increase in BMI.
In the 1960s, men with the highest genetic risk had an average BMI of 1.2 higher than men with the lowest risk; by the first 10 years of this century, this gap had risen to 2.09. Among women, this gap was 1.77 in the 1960s; it was 2.58 in the first decade of this century. Even taking into account factors related to weight such as smoking, the results of this study are tenable.
It can be seen that a person who is genetically obese is more likely to get fat than ordinary people.
It is precisely under the interaction of the "obesity" environment and individual genetics that human body mass index has also been higher than generation after generation.
For those who want to lose weight, have they found new ideas?
Since obesity is caused by the environment and genes, we cannot change the genes, but we can change the environment in which we live. The following are three weight-loss guidelines:
1. Do not go to snack streets, food cities and other places surrounded by food.
2. Don't stock up large amounts of food at home, office, etc.
3. NoLook at food-related information and reduce contact with “foodies”.
In short, one of the important reasons why people get fat is that they have been in an environment that is easy to get fat. The way to say goodbye to obesity is to get yourself out of this environment.