There are some such laws in different countries of the world, knowing which one gets confused. After knowing these laws, we start asking ourselves whether it is really so? One such law is in Japan, which is very strange. Have you ever thought Japanese Why don’t people look fat? After all, what is it that everyone looks thin. Actually, the reason behind this is the law of Japan, which does not allow people to become fat. In Japan, it is illegal to have excess body weight ie being fat.
Due to this strange law of Japan, the lowest obesity rate in the world is seen here only. Apart from the law, the diet of the people of Japan and the transport system there also play a role in the thinness of the people to some extent. The diet of the people here includes fish, vegetables and rice. Apart from this, people do not become obese due to walking distance for public transport and due to the culture of walking. In such a situation, let us know about the law of Japan.
What is the law brought about obesity called?
The law brought about obesity in Japan is called Metabo Law. It was introduced in 2008 by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan. Through this law, annual measurement of the waist of men and women between the ages of 40 and 74 is taken. The waist size of men is 33.5 inches and for men it is 35.4 inches.
Why was this law brought in Japan?
The Metabo Law was brought in because Japan has a large population of elderly people. The responsibility of treating all these lies with the government. In such a situation, the government does not want anyone to suffer from a disease like diabetes due to obesity. If this happens, then the treatment will cost a lot. That's why this law has been brought.
What is the punishment for being fat?
However, there is no official punishment for being obese in Japan. But apart from this there are many things, which make people thin. If someone is fat, he has to take a class to become thin. This class is organized by the health insurance company. Apart from this, the company in which the fat person is working, he also gets isolated. They create mental pressure on the person.
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