Rospotrebnadzor named the main cause of fatal diseases in the country, informs “”.

  • RIA Novosti

According to the Ministry, 63% of Russians die from eating substandard or harmful products.

“High consumption of sugar, saturated fatty acids, salt leads to the development of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes,” — said in Rospotrebnadzor.

Obesity in the country were more common in women, reports Nation News.

Earlier it was reported that in Moscow region the death rate from respiratory diseases fell by almost 30% in 2018.