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Fat and healthy is a myth, new study says
Los Angeles Times

So your body mass index says you’re obese, but you don’t have “pre-diabetes” – a mix of factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and high glucose levels that indicates you’re on the road to metabolic illness. And you’re thinking you’ve beaten the odds, right? Wait 10 years, a new study says. Odds are, you’ll be proven wrong. New research finds that even when a person is “metabolically healthy,” being obese raises his or her risk for cardiovascular disease and premature death.