Fat But Fit Is A Myth

A study has warned that overweight people who exercise regularly are still at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and respiratory disease. University of Glasgow experts studied people who were overweight but had a normal metabolic profile, a combination dubbed metabolically health obesity (MHO). People with MHO have a body mass index ofContinue reading “Fat But Fit Is A Myth”

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Fat-Shamers Have Felt Empowered By COVID

There appears to be a toxic atmosphere of mirth around the link between coronavirus and obesity. It’s not news that there’s a link between COVID mortality rates and the country’s obesity level, and it may have been confirmed for the first time last week by the World Obesity Forum, but this has been word ofContinue reading “Fat-Shamers Have Felt Empowered By COVID”

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Boris Johnson’s Drive To Cut Obesity Rates Generally Inefficient

According to new research calling for a far more wide-ranging response to the obesity problem, Boris Johnson’s plea to Britons to slim down in response to the pandemic hasn’t helped most people lose weight. Warnings about the possible added risks COVID 19 poses to people with obesity are essentially futile, the study uncovered. It saidContinue reading “Boris Johnson’s Drive To Cut Obesity Rates Generally Inefficient”

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