‘Obesity paradox’ debunked: Obese people really don’t live longer than normal weight people with heart disease

A new study debunks the ‘obesity paradox,’ a counterintuitive finding that showed people who have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease live longer if they are overweight or obese compared with people who are normal weight at the time of diagnosis. Obese people live shorter lives and have a greater proportion of life with cardiovascular disease, the study reports.

Source: ‘Obesity paradox’ debunked: Obese people really don’t live longer than normal weight people with heart disease, they’re just diagnosed at a younger age — ScienceDaily

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