Hong Kong: Losing
weight is beneficial, but
if the excess is very risky
to health. Long-term
weight loss can lead to
pollution in the blood
associated with diabetes,
hypertension and
rheumatoid arthritis.
These compounds are
usually stored in fatty
tissue, but when the fat
down during weight loss,
they enter the
bloodstream, said lead
researcher Duk-Hee Lee
at Kyungpook National
University in Daegu in
South Korea. "We live
under a strong dogma
that weight loss is always
beneficial, but weight is
always dangerous ... but
we think the addition of
(pollutant) levels (in
blood) due to weight loss
can affect human health
in various ways," he
wrote in email to
Reuters. According to
Duk-Hee Lee, if
compound (pollution)
that are stored in fatty
tissue rupture during
weight loss, the
compound will enter the
bloodstream and cause
illness, on Tuesday (7 / 9),
Lee and colleagues
conducted a study in the
United States with 1099
participants include
seven compounds
(pollutants) into their
"Once released into the
bloodstream, these
pollutants can reach the
vital organs," the
researchers said in a
statement. According to
Lee, people who lose
weight more than 10
years has the highest
concentration of
compounds known as
persistent organic
pollutants (POP),
compared with those
who maintain stable
weight. Lee also said
that this beerkaitan with
diseases such as type 2
diabetes, hypertension,
coronary heart disease,
arthritis, periodontal