Scientists: Obesity Is a Form of Premature Aging

In a new study, researchers from Concordia University in Canada suggest that obesity is essentially a form of early aging endangering the health and affecting the longevity in ways similar to the inevitable processes of getting older and succumbing to age-related diseases.Scientists Obesity Is a Form of Premature Aging

For the study, researchers reviewed more than 200 studies looking at the effects of obesity. They paid attention to cellular and molecular effects, as well as obesity impact on the immune system, cognition, mobility, etc.

Study leader Sylvia Santosa: “I ask people to list as many comorbidities of obesity as they can. Then I ask how many of those comorbidities are associated with aging. Most people will say, all of them. There is certainly something that is happening in obesity that is accelerating our aging process.”

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