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Is being ‘fat but fit’ a myth?

We’ve previously heard conflicting views about whether metabolically-healthy obesity exists – i.e. whether we can be fat but fit.  A new study to be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology uses a novel approach to investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health and death.

 

Speakers:

Prof. George Davey Smith, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bristol

Dr David Carslake, Senior Research Associate in the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

 

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