Sunday , May 22 2022

"I think sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity in Magallanes"



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LObesity is still a problem for the country and above allor
for the Magallanes region. This week a new report was revealed
published by the United Nations Organization for
Food and Agriculture (FAO), which ranked Chile as a country with
highest obesity index in South America in women.

According to
"Panorama of food and nutrition protection in America
Latina and Caribbean 2018 "31% of the female population over 18 years
year presents this condition.

With details, the study showed that obesity in Chilean men of legal age reaches 24.9% percent occupy the second place in South America.

According to
the latest data released by the latest national health survey
2016-2017, in Magallanes more than 13.6% in children under six years
They present obesity and in people from 14 to 64 years the condition is observed
by 32.3%.

Regional views

before
This, the Ministry of Health of Magallanes, Mariela Rojas, said that "The
Obesity is a regional, national problem and not just in women
but also in men and boys who are the most serious thing.

As a policy
We work on several fronts and we hope you have
good results, although they are not fast because they are associated with a
cultural changes, especially with sedentary lifestyle and kind of
food, I think sedentary lifestyle is what takes us to
Obesity. "

of
another part, during his time in Magallanes, the network nurse
Asistenciales doctor Luis Castillo noted that "obesity is a
Chilean problem, not just women, men are more
Obesity, childhood obesity is a very serious problem and overweight
same. It is an integrated approach that we must solve in one
cross section, not just from the health perspective, but also
Educational and Physical Exercise ".

@ JesúsNieves

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