Big but Fit? Don’t Count on It

Heart disease risk was greater in the healthy but obese compared to healthy normal weight people

(dailyRx News) Although obesity is linked to heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes, some heavy people seem immune. Those considered “healthy” obese, however, may face health troubles down the line.

As many as a third of obese adults may be considered healthy obese, according to some scientists. Some research suggests that this healthiness may be a transitional stage, and if the fat stays on, the health problems will come.

A new investigation has added support to this notion, finding that people who were significantly overweight with no heart disease were more likely to get heart disease in the future compared to those of normal weight.

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