Fat on the Inside

My wife is trying to get me to lose weight. But didn’t I read somewhere that people who are a little heavy actually live longer? A little extra weight isn’t necessarily bad — it depends on where you carry it. Some people may look downright thin but carry too much fat around their internal organs.

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