If you plan to lose weight, should reduce the habit of spending time with the Internet. A study in Australia suggests that people spend more time with the internet at risk of obesity.

In the Journal of Medical Internet, researchers conducted a survey of 2650 adults in Australia about physical activity, the internet, play computer games, reading, watching and other activities conducted during the respondent is in the spare time to find out its relationship with the disease of obesity.

Researchers also tried to focus on and compare two main activities, namely the Internet and physical activities (sports, hiking). Both activities were divided into categories tidk never, rarely (less than 3 hours per week) and high (more than 3 hours per week).

The survey results also showed that those who frequently use the internet and computers were 1.5 to 2 times more fat than those who never dealing with computers.

"Actually the Internet is causing many overweight or obese people more frequently use the Internet? To be sure, this study shows that the internet and computers became one of the causes of obesity. Reading, watching TV and playing games will not burn calories," said Corneel Vandelanotte, Ph.D., a researcher from the Institute for Health and Social Science Research at Central Queensland University was quoted as saying of Health.

They are more often confronted with the Internet and other applications on the computer tend to lazy to move and would rather do the activity remained as reading, watching and more. That is what causes obesity, because the calories into the body does not burn out with only silence on the spot.

To prevent Internet users and computers become obese, you should enter the sport or other physical activity into a regular schedule every day. Try to limit the time for the event in front of a computer or other fixed activities and balance with physical activity.