Study Disputes ‘Fat But Fit’ Claim

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2013 In Technology

The National Security Agency’s high-tech online spying, the debut of the Xbox One and Playstation 4, and the rise of wearable computers such as smartwatches were all major news stories this year.
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Study Disputes ‘Fat But Fit’ Claim

Challenging the idea that obesity is benign if the person is metabolically healthy, a new study in the Annals Of Internal Medicine has found that even if an obese person has normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels, they have a higher risk of dying from heart disease than those with a lower body mass index. What do you think?

  • “Why can’t the Annals Of Internal Medicine just tell me what I want to hear for once?”

    Dennis Curto
    Fitting Room Inspector
  • “Science has really been on a tear lately in terms of undermining what Uncle Marty says.”

    Melanie Swartz
    Waybill Clerk
  • “Might as well go the whole nine yards and just be fat and sedentary.”

    Ben Levine
    Assistant District Attorney
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