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