Why Indians weigh less?

Ever since I came to UK I am overweight, and never had a clue to reason it. So, I used to accuse Dominos and McDonalds, poor fellows!!. But, I was of normal weight even if I was eating these guys back in India. Also, I saw couple of public awareness adverts from these food chains, explaining why they are “healthy”, convincing and compelling (sarcasm intended).

So for a long time I did not have anyone to accuse, till this scientific map came along. It says, if you are in India , you will weigh less! Its gravity, not poverty! and it’s official.

Indian gravity map
Gravity map - India

image via dailymail

Reddish means more gravitational pull and blueish means its comparatively feeble.

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16 thoughts on “Why Indians weigh less?

  1. What does this map say? The gravity force in India is far less when compared to other parts in the world and hence a person would weigh less in India while his weight would be higher in say UK?

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  2. Hahaha.
    Last time I went to India, I lost 45 pounds in three months.

    I wasn’t (extremely) heavy to begin with and I came back thin as a rail.

    I don’t think it had anything to do with gravity, it had more to do with indigestion.😛

    This looks like an excellent excuse for me to use, though. I’ll try it on my mother the next time she makes a crack about the way I look.

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    1. It’s indigestion all right! I went to India for two weeks, every body we visited made us eat like pigs, but yet, I lost 4 lbs, and put on about 6 inches in girth.. all the bloating.. cramming… uh..

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      1. Oh, you need to live with it. Women in India love to feed delicious food to guests.
        All my aunts made me fat when I was kid, I was their favourite because I eat anything in any quantity !!

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