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Carrying Some Extra Pounds May Not Be Good After All

Contrary to recent research showing that a few extra pounds might give you a few extra years of life, a newer study now shows that what may be truly life-extending is to lose that extra weight, according to NPR. This study concentrated only on people modestly overweight, and not to obesity, which is an undisputed predicator of premature death. Today, about 75 percent of U.S. men and 67 percent of U.S. women are either overweight or obese, and the trend is getting worse, not better. In the...

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