Here’s Stephen Hawking’s advice for obese people

Cosmologist speaks out on one of humanity's greatest challenges


News Desk November 30, 2016
Stephen Hawking. PHOTO: hawking.org.uk

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking has recommended people to eat less and take more physical activity to avoid increasing complications related to obesity.

“Today too many people die from complications related to overweight and obesity,” Hawking addressed the seriousness of obesity in an ad campaign to promote the work of the Swedish non-profit company GEN-PEP.

https://twitter.com/gen_pep/status/798964015070330881

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Providing a solution to deal with the problem of obesity, Hawking says, “More physical activity and change in diet. It’s not rocket science.”

After playing the video of Hawking delivering his speech, the low-budget ad ends with three written statements: "Physical inactivity is now the world's fourth leading cause of death," "Required physical activity per day: Adults 30 minutes," and "Required physical activity per day: Children 60 minutes."


This article originally appeared on The Independent

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Bunny Rabbit | 4 years ago | Reply Awwww what my grand mum told us 50 years back ... today the world wants Hawking to tell ....
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