Eating fast food and convenience foods limits half of Russians

October 22, there was a presentation of research results network of clinics "Alfa Health Center", dedicated to the health and medicine in Russia.The study found that the vast majority of Russians - 89% - agree on the need to maintain a healthy lifestyle, 43% of women and 36% men in Russia are regularly examined by doctors.

network of clinics "Alfa Health Center" presented the results of a study conducted in conjunction with GFK Agency and aimed at studying the Russians 'attitude to a healthy lifestyle, medicine, and the extent to which respondents' lifestyle criteria HLS.

The study surveyed more than 800 people of different age groups from Moscow and other Russian cities.

commented Michael Safran, marketing consultant "Alfa Health Center", Director General of Safex Consulting: « Russia, despite a substantial lag behind the West, should still be the global trends in the field of maintaining the health of citizens.M s seeing positive trends - not smoking, recognition of the importance of proper nutr
ition, timely medical diagnostic importance. "

«These trends in Russia confirms data from our study.An important subject to regular inspection by doctors believe 87% of Russians, - commented Vlad Sayfetdinova, General Director of "Medicine AlfaStrakhovanie".- regularly visit doctors 43% of women and 36% men, the percentage is much higher from 25 to 34 years age group - 47%.About 59% of Russians observe data doctor recommendations in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod percentage is higher: 61% and 62%. "

86,5% of Russians recognize that a balanced diet - an important aspect of compliance with a healthy lifestyle, 87% believe in the health benefits of the inclusion in the diet of fruits and vegetables, 84% recognize the harm of fast food and convenience foods.

71% of women in their diet include fruit and vegetables, while the percentage of men slightly lower figure is 55%.

In the age group from 45 to 55 years, the percentage of those who include fruits and vegetables in the diet, is 64.4%, while in the group from 25 to 34 years - 69.2%.Noticeably more this criterion is met among the residents of Perm - 77%, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod - 72% compared to 64% in Moscow.

consumption of fast food and convenience foods limit 56% of women and 42% men, with the most attentive to the observance of the criteria of healthy nutrition people begin to relate to the 35 years, the percentage of limiting themselves to fast food and other harmful food in the age groups 35-44 and 45-55 years is 52% and 50% respectively.

«Many Russians believe that the refusal of bad habits is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.Refuse from alcohol and smoking more than half of Russians, namely - 52%.Greater willingness to leave bad habits women express - 59% - compared with 37% of men.But people in the age from 25 to 34 years renounce bad habits less often than those who are 35-44 years old and 45-55 years », - adds Mikhail Safran.

With the obvious benefit of exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle 83% of respondents agree.Exercise, doing morning exercises 42% of Russians, while more attention to physical activities give people aged 25 to 34 years (47%).With age, the rate of compliance of regular physical activity, frequency of sports and performing charging decreases.The percentage of those who associate sports with their way of life among those from 45 to 55 years is 37%.

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