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90 Percent of Men in the US May Be ‘Overfat’

A team of health researchers argue that focusing on weight misses the point because the real health concern is excessive body fat.

Published On 07/24/2017
3:05 PM EDT
Rather than thinking of these disorders as separate, individual clinical problems, it might be best to consider the relationships between overfat, its various risks, and its associated downstream diseases as a spectrum or progression where the vicious cycle of overfat, insulin resistance, and chronic inflammation lies at one end, (constituting the population with early measurable abnormality), while the presence of chronic conditions resides at the other end. | Maffetone, Rivera-Dominguez, and Laursen.