The statistics regarding men’s health in the UK are shocking, to say the least. As reported by the Men’s Health Forum, 67% are either overweight or obese. Furthermore, one out of every five men dies before the age of 65 probably because they are more likely to:
- Eat too much red meat and salt
- Smoke a lot
- Drink to dangerous levels due to which they have twice the chances of having liver disease as compared to women
- Consume very little amount of vegetables and fruits.
In addition to all these factors, men are also found to be reluctant to visit the doctor until there is something very serious due to which they can develop certain illnesses and not know about them. This is why men are ahead of women in 14 out of 15 leading causes of death – the only exception is Alzheimer’s disease.(more…)