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‘Healthy Obesity’ Is Mainly A Myth, Study Finds

There's been this idea in the last several years that it's OK to be obese as long as you're otherwise healthy. Some studies, including even this one earlier in the week, have suggested that for certain people, obesity may not be such an important issue in long-term health, as long as you have good cholesterol, blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, and triglyceride levels.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

If you use the rigorous Edmonton Obesity Staging Score to determine healthy obesity, those at Stage 0 remain healthy for an extended period of time (a decade or more).

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