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Normal Weight Obesity

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Diabetes/Endocrine System, Jul 5, 2011

If you step on the scale and the numbers show you're at a normal weight, there's a one in four chance you're actually obese. It's called normal weight obesity. You might look slim, but you could have a high percentage of body fat compared to lean muscle and bone. This puts you at risk of heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. More from Mayo Clinic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmhjnRMp8NM

Tags: tech, obesity, Matthew Clark PhD

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