Over 70 & Overweight May Add Years

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Registered: 08-07-2007
Over 70 & Overweight May Add Years
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 3:00pm

I found this article really interesting and thought you folks over here might enjoy reading about it as well.  What do you think?  Is this good news for you?


Despite the warnings that being overweight will kill you, a new Australian study finds that overweight adults over the age of 70 are less likely to die over a 10-year period than their normal-weight peers.

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Registered: 09-10-2008
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 9:59pm

Now that's about the best news I've gotten in a long while :)

Jacquie, in mid-IL

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Registered: 03-25-2003
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 10:43pm
Goody, Goody!