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Obese, overweight individuals with healthy lifestyles have low risk of premature death
 

Obese, overweight individuals with healthy lifestyles have low risk of premature death

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People in the 18.5 to 22.4 body mass index (BMI) range with high score on the alternate healthy eating index, high level of physical activity, moderate alcohol drinking and who do not smoke have a low risk of premature mortality, a recent study suggests.
 
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30 Nov 2016 - General
 
This article provides an excellent point that weight is not the only factor that may influence the development of cardiovascular diseases and other chronic health conditions. It is true that lifestyle contributes a lot to the development of these illnesses, aside from weight. Lean people who smoke, drink alcohol excessively, and consume unhealthy food products may also develop chronic health illnesses. This means that people who have normal BMI's are not exempted from developing hypertension...
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Tahira Nawaz
A healthy lifestyle has both short and long term health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes , cardiovascular diseases , osteoporosis and obesity. In the short-term it can also make you feel and look your best, give you more energy an...
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As we all know obesity is a multifactorial disease that has a versatile impact on our health. Obesity can increase the risk for multiple diseases including heart diseases, diabetes, liver diseases and even cancer. it is multifactorial as few people are obese since birth while other have a poor lifestyle and they have put on excessive fat either due to overeating or sedentary lifestyle. The latest research has shown that obese and overweight people can prevent the risk of premature death by adopt...
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