Metabolically healthy obese are 50% more likely to suffer heart disease than those of normal weight, finds University of Birmingham study.
People who are obese run an increased risk of heart failure and stroke even if they appear healthy, without the obvious warning signs such as high blood pressure or diabetes, according to a major new study.
The findings, presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Porto, Portugal, may be the final death knell for the claim that it is possible to be obese but still metabolically healthy or fat but fit say scientists.
Mention the words ‘weight loss’ and you can certainly spark a debate. Everyone seems to have their own favorite method. But unfortunately, it’s a process much like a yo-yo. In today’s video, we’ll explore 9 bad habits that may be keeping most people from losing that weight and keeping it off.
Think back to the ’80s and ’90s when buying anything that didn’t don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the “do not eat” list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren’t given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.
These days, experts tout fat as a must-have macro and full-fat products, like whole milk, avocado, ghee and coconut oil, join the ranks of superfoods.
Yet, some people still question what kinds of fat they should eat and exactly how it affects the body. That’s why we called on Mark Hyman, MD, author of the “Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook,” to help us wipe clean the greasy mess of info and lay down the facts on fat.
Due to inconsistent fitness habits and a love for buffets, my body has fluctuated in recent months. One week there’s abs, another there’s just mushiness. It’s like an actor altering their physique for two very different roles, but in those skinny-fat phases, you learn a lot. Here are some of those things.
1. Medium-size clothes are your nemesis. They’re too tight, exposing every roll, wrinkle, and crevice.