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Fat but fit? Big gray area confounds scientists

Posted on Oct 9, 2010 in Uncategorized

New study shows obese but metabolically healthy folks benefit from weight loss .By Stephanie Pappas LiveScience Senior Writer   updated 10/3/2010 12:51:14 PM ET Share Print Font: +-Is it possible to be fat and fit? Perhaps, researchers say, but losing weight may make you even better off. A new study, published in the September issue of the journal Diabetes Care, finds that people who are obese but metabolically healthy (meaning they have healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels as well as normal blood pressure), can still improve their health profile by dropping a few pounds. The study...

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