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Eight in 10 middle-aged Britons ‘are overweight or exercise too little’

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image courtesy of The Guardian

Did you know that back in the 19th century type II diabetes affected around 1 in 30,000 people, now it is up to 1 in 3. As this article discusses this is a serious disease. However, in most cases, it is completely preventable by lifestyle changes. On a simplistic level, It is a problem of excess sugar, we eat so much more than our ancestors ever did, and we’re not moving so this glucose is going straight to our fat cells or staying in the blood damaging the arteries.

 

Read the full article in The Guardian.