The "Fit but Fat" Debate

Palumbo, Christine M.
January 2012
Environmental Nutrition;Jan2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses whether obese people can be healthy. A research published in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" revealed that people who are metabolically normal but obese (MNBO) have less risk of developing heart failure as compared with people who have normal weight and metabolic syndrome. It presents several suggestions for MNBO people including the need to maintain a successful weight loss and exercise program, eating a plant based diet, and taking adequate rest. INSET: An Alternative Weight Loss Approach.


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