Fight Chronic Diseases

Want to fight chronic diseases with fun and wholesome food Kneipp-Bund and BKK24 OBERNKIRCHEN/BAD WoRRISHOFEN. If the pants tightens and tweaks of the rock that is not only a cosmetic problem. The German Institute for nutritional research has proven that an unfavourable distribution of body fat causes chronic diseases and leads to an earlier death. You could confront this fact with a general change of health behavior, warns Marion Caspers-Merk, President of the Kneipp-Bund. It is alarming that mass index body drawn up so far as an indicator is alone not meaningful enough.

Especially for men fat deposits around the hips form despite apparent normal weight when they move too little. Thus disproportionately increases the risk for colorectal cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Together with the health insurance fund BKK24 the Chairman of the German Health Association largest with 160,000 members initiative launched early for more movement and a changing culture to take care. To the 189th anniversary of Sebastian Kneipp on May 17 many of the 220 Kneipp day care and the nationwide 660 clubs annually planned easy download”actions a. The activities extend far beyond that, what most sports clubs can afford”, praising Friedrich Schutte, Board of BKK24. It was an important step to move the central themes of health diet and exercise at the same time in the consciousness.

We support that, by once a year taking over the post to a Kneipp-Verein at his home for each of our policyholders.” According to a survey published in February two-thirds of the parents had even not recognized when their children brought too many pounds on the scale. When rising more than 20 percent of the boys and girls are too thick, in Germany which leads to chronic diseases in adulthood, more likely. Per year, 31,000 people die its cause on the early years of life in colorectal cancer, goes back. With its initiative, BKK24 and Kneipp-Bund, but not only the children, want to but as possible motivate the whole family up to Grandma and Grandpa to a changing health behaviour. Therefore, the Kneipp membership of the Fund not only for a year is paid, but also rewarded. For each additional insured family member that a year in the Club is active, we pay back post”, announces the Board of Directors. “Marion Caspers-Merk, previously the Secretary of State in the Ministry of health, a logical consequence: to treat the consequences of malnutrition and lack of exercise is more expensive than in time to do something about.


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