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  • Being fat can be good for you, study says

    08/15/2011 11:14:26 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 74 replies · 1+ views
    newscore ^ | Monday, 15 Aug 2011
    Being fat can actually be good for you -- with obese people who are otherwise healthy living just as long as slim people -- according to a Canadian study published Monday. The study, published in the Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism journal, found that obese people with no other health problems were also less likely to die of cardiovascular causes than their slim counterparts. Researchers at York University, Toronto, said the study of thousands of obese Americans indicated that trying and failing to lose weight may be even worse for obese individuals than remaining fat. Lead author Jennifer Kuk, an...