Detection: The obese live longer?

It is said that "the more fat, the lower the age." However, a recent study in the U.S. found the opposite: Men gaining weight, live longer than thin people.
obese live longer?
The researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has conducted 97 research and monitoring statistics on body mass and disease.

Severely obese people with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 35-29% more likely to die during the study than people of normal weight, or those with a BMI between 18.5 - 24.5. This is not surprising. But the researchers also found that those with a BMI between 25 and 29.5 are less likely to die during the study than 6% compared to people of normal weight. Even people with mild obesity, with a BMI of 30 to 34.5, also are more likely to avoid the scythe of death.

Overweight and obese people usually visit their doctor more. And so, they are more likely to early detection and treatment of health problems.
obese live longer?

So, based on this research, we should gain weight or not? Not so, BMI is a simple calculation of the ratio of weight to height. "It's just talk about the shape of a person that ignores factors such as diet, exercise, fat mass than muscle mass, and hundreds of other factors that contribute to illness and death "

Abdominal fat in particular, are related to poor health, according to Dr. Heymsfield. And waist circumference, blood quality, and family history may be as important as BMI in the assessment of health risks. The best advice? Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and visit a doctor as soon as the problem is not true health. Also do not think increasing the 1-2kg is a serious problem

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