September 5, 2022 · 7:00 PM

You males are gaining weight, too!

From the Journal of Weight issues:

…. 10-year weight obtain is significantly higher in US women compared with males. On widespread (±SE), women gained 5.4 ± 0.3 kg and 9.2 ± 0.4 % of their preliminary weight over the sooner 10 years, whereas males gained 2.6 ± 0.2 kg and three.8 ± 0.3 % of their preliminary weight. mainly, compared with US males, women gained about twice as so much weight (kg) and a few.4 situations further weight expressed as a % of preliminary weight, over the sooner 10 years. Fourth, 10-year weight obtain is significantly elevated in Non-Hispanic Blacks than in several racial groups, notably NH [non-Hispanic] Black women. Moreover, 10-year weight obtain is significantly lower in Non-Hispanic Asians compared with totally different racial lessons.

Do you have to assume in kilos instead of kilograms, like me, bear in mind that 1 kg = 2.2 lb.

Since 2000, US weight issues in adults has elevated from 30% to 42% of the inhabitants. This doesn’t even embody suspected pandemic-related weight obtain.

suggest [~average] 10-year weight obtain was 4.2 ± 0.2 kg or 6.6 ± 0.2% of preliminary physique weight contained in the USA.

The incidence of excessive weight issues had elevated from 5% in 2000 to almost 10% now. (The article seemingly defines “excessive weight issues” nevertheless I didn’t catch it in my quick scan.)

Not enough People are finding out and implementing my books!

Steve Parker, MD

front cover of Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes

Filed beneath Weight Regain