Scientists caution: every third elderly is obese

Scientists caution: every third elderly is obese

A study from the Scottish University has revealed that 33 percent of elderly women and men are suffering from obesity.

Scientists at Glasgow University analyzed information from the Scottish Health Survey and the Health Survey of England to think about the waist sizes of gatherings of individuals between 1994 and 1996 and from 2008 to 2010.

Specialists said that increase in the waist size could be something individuals characteristically develop as they age but for others the expansion was because of not cooking for self, feeling old and disengaged, and not having any exercises in the routine.

Researchers found that in between the two periods of time the amount of individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of over 30, supposed to be fat, expanded by 5 to 15 percent on an average.

Consuming soundly might be a test for more senior individuals, large portions of whom are on a low and altered salary, or might have at one time been part of a couple and abruptly, emulating a deprivation, end up needing to arrange dinners for one said Katrina Coutts, representative for Age Scotland.

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