Saturday, June 2, 2007

Should you lose weight, or not?

You'll find a lot of opinions out there about losing weight and health. Contradictory opinions. Here is a series of articles that should give you quite a range. Before making a decision based on an article or book that you've read, I strongly suggest that you actively seek out opposing opinions, and then judge.

Overweight Boomers Risk Early Death
This article is a pretty standard run down of the risks of being overweight

Lower Your Risk, Improve Your Health
This article is written by the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Focus on Fitness, Not Fatness
This article come in somewhere in between 2 commonly opposing sides.

The Case Against Weight Loss Dieting
This article goes against most opinions, and quotes lots of research doing so.

The issue can become very emotional. Sometimes you wonder about the weight of the people writing these articles.

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