- The study found the “moderately” overweight now had lower rates of early death than those who were normal weight, underweight or obese.
- The work, published in JAMA , looked at many thousands of people’s height, weight and death rates at three different time periods since the 1970s.
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@Heresy_Corner: “Danger of early death from obesity now almost negligible. Great news for everyone except public health industry.”
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