6 Health Advantages Of Being Overweight

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Hilary Walke on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:30AM

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6 Health Advantages Of Being Overweight

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Glowing Skin

Recent twin studies have found that the sister with the higher BMI was judged to have a more youthful look. “A gaunt face can definitely add some years, so carrying an extra few pounds can help create a more youthful appearance,” says Amy Hendel, nutrition and fitness expert. “It may also help to fill out a few of those more significant wrinkles that scream out ‘aging!’”

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