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Can You Be Obese And Healthy At The Same Time?

Can You Be Obese And Healthy At The Same Time?

The concept of healthy obesity emerged in the 1980s as a way to describe obese individuals who had no metabolic risk factors. Recently, however, the idea has been challenged. A 2015 study that tracked more than 2,500 men and women for 20 years found that over time, more than half of the obese study participants developed elevations in metabolic risk factors.

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