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The Obesity Paradox : When Thinner Means Sicker and Heavier Means Healthier
by M.d. Carl J. Lavie and Kristin Loberg


Overview - Robert Lustig changed the national conversation about fat. Now, a pioneer in obesity paradox 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Robert Lustig changed the national conversation about fat. Now, a pioneer in obesity paradox 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 what s really important: maximum health not minimum weight."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780142181881
  • ISBN-10: 0142181889
  • Publisher: Plume
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Page Count: 268
  • Dimensions: 0.75 x 5.5 x 8.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21 pounds


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