Healthy Woman - - HEALTHY LIFE -

Yep, be­ing over­weight comes with plenty of health risks… but be­ing skinny isn’t nec­es­sar­ily healthy ei­ther! Con­di­tions usu­ally as­so­ci­ated with obe­sity, such as heart dis­ease and di­a­betes can af­fect slim peo­ple too. One the­ory to ex­plain this is that ev­ery­one has a per­sonal fat thresh­old – based on genes and diet – that de­ter­mines how fat you can get be­fore the health risks start kick­ing in. Thin peo­ple can also have a dis­pro­por­tion­ate amount of fat stored within their ab­domen and around their or­gans, which also raises the risk of type-2 di­a­betes.

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