Pleasantly Plump May Live Longer, Says Study Challenging Ideal

Pleasantly Plump May Live Longer, Says Study Challenging Ideal

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The findings, by scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were immediately challenged because the report didn’t consider gender, age, fat distribution, or fitness levels, all factors that influence the risk of disease and death. Because of this, the researchers agreed no recommendations should be made based on their findings.