Because in the 80s he weighed less than today

A search of the York University of Toronto revealed that a twenty-five today weighs on average between 5 and 10% in more than one of his ancestors ’70s and’ 80s. And the cause, it seems, is to be found between the table and the bed

In the 80-dominated outfits exercise of Fame (and the vain attempts of many girls to replicate the ballets of Flashdance) it was easier to stay in shape. So says a study by a team of researchers from York University in Toronto, who analyzed data collected between 1971 and 2008 approximately 36,400 Americans: the investigation has shown that, in particular between 1988 and 2006, The average body mass index of the adults has risen by as much 2.3 kg / m², with the same physical activity, eating habits and calories assimilated daily. What does this mean? Simple, that a twenty-five today weighs between 5 and 10 percent more of its consideration of the 70s and 80s. Despite devote the same time to the sport and eat the same things.

Something, then, has changed in our lives, going to affect the metabolism of our body. Sure, a genetic component has to be considered, as well as the daily habits: lack of sleep – which contribute stress and abuse of technology – can facilitate weight gain.

Among the other factors identified by the research, we find the possible exposure to chemical agents, which can have a direct effect on the hormones that regulate metabolism, and the use of drugs (antidepressants, for example, interfere significantly on the assimilation of mass fat). Then there is one last issue that affects the intestinal flora: more presence of meat in our diet and the intake of substances such as sweeteners can affect the presence and the work of microorganisms that convert the food in our intestines.