The longest lived among us aren’t necessarily those who are of normal weight, says a new study.
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Overweight people who are diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder outlive their thinner counterparts, a study shows
It’s no secret that as a population, Americans been getting heavier, but researchers now say that our weight problem may be worse than we thought.
Why walking works: it not only burns calories, but it also counteracts the effects of your fattening genes.
Recently I wrote an article for TIME about the struggle between parents and pediatricians when a child is too heavy. Many well-intentioned parents, it seems, don’t recognize signs that their own kid is overweight, especially when the child is still young (say, before adolescence). This parental ignorance may itself be because a …