Google+ Consumer Psyche: Perks from weight loss


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Perks from weight loss

What would you gain from losing weight?

Apart from looking good, here are the advantages:
  • Weight loss of 0.5-0.9 kg associated with 53% reduction in cancer-deaths
  • 44% reduction in diabetes-associated mortality and 20% reduction in total mortality
  • Survival increased 3-4 months for every kilogram of weight loss
  • Reduced hyperlipidemia, hypertension and insulin resistance
  • Improvement in severity of diseases
  • Can reverse or prevent diabetes
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Improves sleep apnea and other sleep problems
  • Person feels ‘fit’ and mentally more active

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