Lack of physical activity is not only threatens human obesity, but mental disorders ranging from depression to serious diseases.To such conclusion the British scientists.According to them, today in Britain only 35% of men and only 24% of women support their physical activity at the level recommended by experts.
Professor Nanette Matrei (Nanette Mutrie), an expert in exercise physiology from the University of the Scottish city of Strathclyde, said recently that people have started to notice the connection between a sedentary lifestyle and mental disorders."And now we have very strong evidence that physical activity can prevent depression," - says N.Matray.
According to the results of the research, inactive people had twice as likely to get depressed than those who move a lot.In addition, there is good evidence indicating that physical activity - good medicine for depression, said the professor.
Researchers from the University of English city of Bristol have found that physical activity reduces the risk
Director General of the British organization for nutrition professor Battriss Judy (Judy Buttriss) noted that in recent years the authorities have focused on promoting healthy eating.However, "now it is necessary to find ways to help people to become physically active so that they can maintain their health and quality of life into old age," - she said.
UK Department of Health recommended rate of physical activity for adults is 30 minutes a day five times a week.According to the agency, this recommendation does not comply with most of the country's adult population.The alarming trend among children, who increasingly prefer less active sports lessons.Now the Ministry of Health established the rate of physical activity do not fulfill 30% of boys and 40% girls.