August
12
19:24
Nutrition News

A sedentary lifestyle and obesity adversely affect the kidneys

A sedentary lifestyle and obesity adversely affect the kidneys Scientists from Washington University (School of Medicine) in the course of thorough research concluded that reduced physical activity, coupled with the use of high-calorie foods increases the risk of kidney stones.It turned out that an active lifestyle by 31 percent reduces the likelihood of developing kidney stones.It should be at least one hour per week to dedicate a light run, or three o'clock leisurely stroll in the fresh air.

Doctors of Washington analyzed data more than 80 thousand women and paid special attention to their diet and lifestyle."Even if you carry a small amount of exercise every day, it is already possible to minimize the risk," - says Dr. S.Sorensen.

Obesity is a dangerous factor for kidney stones: the use of more than 2,000 calories a day increases the risk of kidney disease by 42 percent.