Wednesday , March 29 2023

"I think sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity at Magallanes"


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

"Panorama of Food and Nutrition in America
Latin and Caribbean 2018 "31% of the female population over 18 years

With details, the study showed that obesity levels in Chilean men of legal age reach 24.9%, ranking second in South America.

the latest data released by the latest national health study
2016-2017, in Magallanes more than 13.6% in children under six
they have obesity, and 14 to 64 years old are the condition
with 32.3%.

Regional Opinions

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

Like politics
we work on multiple fronts and we hope you have
good results, although they are not fast because they are associated with a
cultural change, especially with a sedentary lifestyle and a guy
food, I think sedentary lifestyle is what leads us to
Obesity. "

another part, during the time spent in Magallanes, the sub-secretary of the networks
Assistant physician Luis Castillo noted that "obesity is a
the problem of Chileans, not only women, men are more
obese, childhood obesity is a very serious and overweight problem
same. It is an integral approach that we have to solve in one
cross section, not only from the point of view of health, but also
educational and physical ".

@ JesúsNieves

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