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Loneliness may cause you to have more junk foods instead of healthy ones

An atypical study led by a group of researchers from Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital in Seoul, South Korea has found that, people who eat alone are at high risk of developing metabolic syndrome in near future.


  |  Updated On : November 01, 2017 01:01 PM
Feeling alone may cause you to have junk foods instead of healthy ones

Feeling alone may cause you to have junk foods instead of healthy ones

New Delhi :  

An atypical study led by a group of researchers from Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital in Seoul, South Korea has found that, people who eat alone are at high risk of developing metabolic syndrome in near future.

The latest findings, published in 'Obesity Research & Clinical Practice' was conducted on 7,725 adult males and females, who all eat alone. The researchers were observing those candidates for long and trying to examine the relationship between loneliness and health.

After going through several researchers and examinations researchers came to a conclusion which showed, men developed obesity by 45% and had a 64% chance of developing a metabolic syndrome while women were 29% likely to develop a metabolic syndrome in case they have two or more meals alone a day.

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The months long study took place as researchers wanted to understand how loneliness affects people and lead them towards a bunch of unhealthy choices at times. Existing research indicates that living alone may cause someone having more junk foods instead of a healthy diet plan through out the day.

Hence isolation causes a large number of people to develop prediabetes, high blood pressure and various other health issues at a very early age.

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First Published: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 12:36 PM


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