November 9, 2013

Wake Up and Look in Mirror

1 Men More Likely to Be Fat at 40

British men in their early 40s are more likely to be overweight than women of the same age, say researchers from the University of London. Men in the study were also much less likely to realize that they were overweight, or understand the threat to their health, reports BBC. The study involved 10,000 men and women in the UK who were born in the same week in 1970. According to researchers, 45 percent of men were overweight, compared to 29 percent of women, and 23 percent of men were obese compared to 20 percent of women. Researchers also say that people born in the UK in 1970 were much more likely to be overweight or obese during their early 40s than people born just 12 years earlier.

More at BBC | Posted 4 years ago by Peggy Rowland

Previously: Obese Men Less Sensitive to Taste of Fat

Tags: Fat and 40, Men Fat at 40, Men Less Likely Diet, University of London

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