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'Healthy Obesity' a Myth, Study Says

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December 3, 2013
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According to a new study, despite normal metabolic levels, obese people are still at higher risk of premature death than those at normal weight.


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Newsy (Aug. 17, 2013) — A new report shows obesity rates remained steady in every state but Arkansas last year. However, obesity rates remain high nationwide.
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Sex, Veggies Little to Do With Weight Loss

Sex, Veggies Little to Do With Weight Loss

AP (Jan. 30, 2013) — Think having sex or going to gym class drives weight loss, or that breastfeeding protects a child from obesity? In fact, these are among seven popular obesity myths.
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Study: Candy Consumption Frequency Not Linked to Obesity

Study: Candy Consumption Frequency Not Linked to Obesity

Buzz60 (May 23, 2013) — A study sponsored by the National Confectioners Association finds the frequency of candy consumption is not linked to obesity, heart disease or cholesterol problems. The study in Nutrition Journal says people who ate candy every other day were no more overweight or at risk of disease than people who rarely ate candy.
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Study: Baby Boomers Less Healthy Than Their Parents

Study: Baby Boomers Less Healthy Than Their Parents

Buzz60 (Feb. 7, 2013) — A study published in Jama Internal Medicine says that despite advances in modern medicine the health of baby boomers is worse than their parents' generation. Things like hypertension, cholesterol and obesity are a lot more common among Boomers, and the study points to their more sedentary lifestyle as another probable cause. Patrick Jones has the story.
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