Obesity- a silent killer in India

What exactly are the good and bad fats? Before reducing your body fat it is very important to know its types, a minimum amount of fat needed or the negative effects of  tarns fat on mind and body.

Obesity problem in India
Obesity problem in India

In a country like India the population of fat people are increasing day by day, and due to this reason the researchers of the world are giving warning  about the health hazards India could face in the near future. If the situations remains the same it can be said that India will be called as the “Capital of deaths, occurred due to heart attacks”. This is the only reason because of which our government has taken protective steps towards obesity and diseases related to unwanted fat.

The government has ordered the companies of fast food and cooking oils to fully describe the food value and the trans fat used in these products. But it is true that there are very few people who know anything about good and bad fats. If you are one of those who thinks that instant Maggie and salty potato snacks are time saver and smart snacks, then you really needs to think twice. In reality the trans fats present in these are termed as “The silent killers”. The main health problems which occur due to these are-

  • Obesity
  • Irritation in mood
  • Depression
  • Alzheimer
  • Heart attack problems specially in women.
Unhealthy junk food
Unhealthy junk food

The chief cardiologist of escorter heart research Dr. Ashok seth says that the trans fatty acid is bad and harardeous in every way for the health. It increases the level of insulin and the bad fat in the body, not only this it also reduces the chances of the beneficial fat content from the body.

According to a research done by Centre of Science and Environment it was found that mainly junk food are rich in trans facts which contains large amount of sugar and salt which gives increment to heart diseases, obesity and diabetes. 

According to the National Food of Nutrition a person can add 6 grams of salt in his daily diet whereas WHO says the correct amount is 5 grams.

Fats family includes Saturated fat, Mono-saturated fats and Poly-saturated fats. Trans fat and saturated fats are

Increasing health problems
Increasing health problems

counted on bad fats whereas Mono and  Poly-saturated fats comes under good fats. Saturated fats are found in butters, full cream milk, coconut oil and meat.  Mono-saturated fat are found in nuts, olive oil, seeds of nuts. Poly-saturated fats are found in corn, sunflower, sesame oil and fish.

Now its up to you which way you want to choose, as it is a scientifically proved that today India is fighting with a very serious problem of obesity and ranks number one in the world for the deaths caused by heart attacks due to excess fat among people.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any  medication/therapy”

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