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  Topic: Dreading your diet? Don´t worry..
plump people live LONGER than
their skinnier counterparts
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Dreading your diet? Don´t worry..
plump people live LONGER than
their skinnier counterparts

Daily Mail [UK], by Fiona MacRae

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/2/2013 5:57:36 AM

If your New Year’s resolution is to live a healthier life, it might be best to ditch that diet and enjoy another helping of festive leftovers. For a bit of extra weight could actually help you live longer, according to extensive research. Men and women who are slightly plump have longer lives than those who are slimmer, it found. Analysis of the results of almost 100 studies revealed that those who were of normal weight – a usual barometer of health – were likely to die sooner than those who were slightly overweight. However, those who were any bigger than this

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/2/2013 6:22:30 AM     (No. 9094162)

Another useless study to start the year off right. There´s websites that promote anorexia and bulimia,so maybe they´ll reverse course after seeing this study but I doubt it.The main argument I´ve ever seen is being slightly overweight helps you ride out a long term illness but with everything humanoid,there´s no magic bullet for anything health related.

I smoke,don´t exercise or eat fruits or veggies and I just passed a health exam.Nobody would use my lifestyle for everyone else to copy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 1/2/2013 9:14:24 AM     (No. 9094426)

Pack of lies!

My government tells me that obesity is a severe health issue that must be stopped and I believe them.

That smart Mayor Bloomberg is taking action (soda bans, salt bans, fatty food bans, etc.); the lovely Michelle Obama is taking action (eating and exercise programs for kids and getting those nasty fast food places to server apples instead of fries, etc.); and our amazing president for life Barak Obama is taking action (Obamacare panels will soon refuse to care for fat people or will begin to charge fatties a higher premium until they look like Kate Moss).

So you see, this article has to be all lies because all these people I love tell me so.

Also, there isn´t a prettier picture than seeing my great leader president in his skinny jeans on a bicycle. I want to be so much like him.

All potenitally fat people and ugly people should be aborted.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/2/2013 9:24:25 AM     (No. 9094454)

Bloomberg says fat people live shorter. No soda for you.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/2/2013 9:33:41 AM     (No. 9094482)

Looks like I´ll be around for quite a while longer!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/2/2013 10:02:59 AM     (No. 9094534)

This is ridiculous.

The very thin - the anorexic - may have problems if faced with a serious illness or surgery. But the overall problems that go with being fat (as opposed to "normal") are more relevant to most.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fritzilou, 1/2/2013 11:58:15 AM     (No. 9094783)

More BS was never spoken. The longest living people in my family and my husbands were the skinniest and they were men; neither were over 125 soaking wet. They drank coffee excessively, one smoked until the age of 90 and quit because his doctor said it wasn´t good for his health. Neither men ate very much and what it was wasn´t the best diet. Folks just take reasonable care of yourself and nature will take care of your life span.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tren9, 1/2/2013 5:54:46 PM     (No. 9095417)

We have known since the late 80´s that being overweight is not a major factor in longevity. Being fat does NOT kill you. Yo-Yo dieting does.

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