Are you obese without hypertension, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia? Robust research challenges the concept that metabolically healthy obese people have nothing to worry about. A study of more than 3.5 million people conducted between 1995-2015 found that “healthy” obese people are significantly more likely than normal-weight people to develop coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke.
LifeTip: Attaining and maintaining a healthy weight is essential to minimizing cardiovascular risks. Watch “Lose Weight Naturally” with Dr. David DeRose for more recommendations.
Adapted from PositiveChoices.com