The predicted early death of a billion people

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Scientists from the world health organization (who) came to the conclusion that 1.4 billion people will suffer from cardiovascular disease, diabetes of the 2nd type and cancer that may lead to their early death. The reason this is called a small level of physical activity. About it reported in a press release on MedicalXpress.

Experts conducted a survey among people over 18 years living in 168 countries. Thus, it has been able to reach different populations with a total population of 1.9 billion people. Researchers estimate that worldwide in 2016, every third woman and every fourth man has not reached the recommended level of physical activity, defined as 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise or 70 minutes of high intensity per week.

It also appeared that often the physical activity people are doing with low-income (84 percent) in regions such as Oceania and East and South-East Asia. In 55 countries, more than a third of the population did not give enough time to exercise. In four countries more than half of the people led a sedentary lifestyle — Kuwait, American Samoa, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq. While women in almost all regions equal to men in physical activity.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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