The obesity paradox: when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier

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"Most of us think that longevity hinges on maintaining a normal Body Mass Index. But research conducted over the last decade hit the media in January with explosive news: Overweight and even moderately obese people with certain chronic diseases-from heart disease to cancer- often live longer and fare better than normalweight individuals with the same ailments. In this groundbreaking book, Carl Lavie, MD, reveals the science behind the obesity paradox and shows us how to achieve maximum health rather than minimum weight. Lavie not only explains how extra fat provides additional fuel to help fight illness, he also argues that we've gotten so used to framing health issues in terms of obesity that we overlook other potential causes of disease. Picking up where the bestseller Fat Chance left off, The Obesity Paradox will change the conversation about fat-and what it means to be healthy"--
"In this groundbreaking book, Carl Lavie, MD, reveals the science behind the obesity paradox and shows us how to achieve maximum health rather than minimum weight"--
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subject_facet Body, Human -- Composition, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Food Content Guides, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Weight Loss, Human body -- Composition, Obesity -- Health aspects, Overweight persons -- Health and hygiene, SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology, SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Weight loss -- Physiological aspects
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title The obesity paradox : when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier
title_display The obesity paradox : when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier
title_full The obesity paradox : when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier / Carl J. Lavie, M.D. ; with Kristin Loberg, The obesity paradox : when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier [electronic resource] / Carl J. Lavie, M.D.
title_short The obesity paradox :
title_sort obesity paradox when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier
title_sub when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier
topic Body, Human Composition, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Food Content Guides, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Weight Loss, Human body Composition, Obesity Health aspects, Overweight persons Health and hygiene, SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology, SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Weight loss Physiological aspects
topic_facet Body, Human, Composition, Health and hygiene, Health aspects, Human body, Obesity, Overweight persons, Physiological aspects, SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Weight loss