03/04/2013 10:38 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

You Lose Years With Extra Weight, From Rocco DiSpirito (VIDEO)

While leading a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, it's important to realize the effect it has on how long we live. Celebrity chef and author Rocco DiSpirito dropped by Mondays With Marlo and explained that for women, being overweight can reduce life expectancy by eight years -- for men, it's 13 years.

Check out the slideshow for more of Rocco's healthy recipes and cooking tips:

Rocco DiSpirito's Tips For Better Eating

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