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Fat but Fit

BMI Is A Poor Tool For Judging Health. Here’s A Better Idea.

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living

Your weight actually isn’t a very reliable predictor of heart health or diabetes risk, according to a new study from obesity researchers. Nearly hal...

Catching Dick: Not Why We Care About Weight

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.04.2016 | Science
Jeff Schweitzer

We are sold the idea that remaining slim is primarily important as a means of attracting the opposite sex, rather than as a path to good health and longevity.

'Healthy Obesity' Is Rare, But Real

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Not every obese person is unhealthy. More than one-third of American adults with BMIs north of 30 also have a higher risk for developing conditions...

New Study Lends More Weight To 'Fat But Fit' Theory

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

When it comes to living a long and healthy life, a meta-analysis of mortality studies finds that being physically active, no matter what your weight, ...