The latest study adds to mounting evidence that a sedentary lifestyle may trump obesity as a corrosive influence on health. In recent years, researchers have found that exercise, even when not accompanied by weight loss, powerfully affects a range of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes.
Many clinicians and researchers complain that this message — that while it’s ideal to be lean, it’s possible to be fat and fit — has gotten short shrift amid the national furor over obesity.
— LA Times
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