The Obesity Paradox

The Obesity Paradox

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Robert Lustig changed the national conversation about fat. Now, a pioneer in a€œobesity paradoxa€ research delivers a message that everyone who struggles to shed socalled excess weight will want to hear. After research uncovered that overweight and even moderately obese people with certain chronic diseases often live longer and fare better than their normal weight counterparts, Carl Lavie, MD, realized that being moderately fit is more important for good health than having a low body mass index. Sharing the science behind these recent findings, The Obesity Paradox shows readers how to achieve whata€™s really important: maximum healtha€”not minimum weight.In a frequently cited JAMA paper published in 1987, for example, Walter Willett and JoAnn Manson, two leading nutrition and epidemiology researchers at Harvard, tried to throw a wrench into Andresa#39;s argument. Looking at twentyfive studiesanbsp;...


Title:The Obesity Paradox
Author: Carl J. Lavie M.D.
Publisher:Penguin - 2014-04-03
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