Do you assume that because someone is thin that they are also fit? Well, retain your hat, researchers say that many thin people have the same heart problems risk and type 2 diabetes risk as obese people. In fact, they say that some thin people are at higher risk than sumo wrestlers! The reason? Intra-abdominal fat.
According to Doctor. Jimmy Bell, a mentor of molecular imaging at Imperial College London, “being thin deosn’t aurtomatically mean you are not fat”. It’s what’s inside that makes a difference to your health. Internal fat surrounding vital areas such as the heart and lean meats is as dangerous as the fat that you see. Since 1994, Doctor. Bell and his collegues have been mapping the fat stores of men and women to show where people store fat. They have scanned and recorded more than 900 people.
» Read more: Slim People at Risk for Fat Related Health Problems?
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Michael Moore’s new movie SICKO is a humorous and at times emotionally moving look at the state of You. S. healthcare, but it promotes a solution (government healthcare) that would only make matters worse. Instead of more paperwork and government control, we should be encouraging competition among healthcare providers and personal responsibility among consumers. Health Savings Accounts or HSAs, do just that, and are the future of healthcare in america.
Many well-meaning people believe that a government take-over of healthcare coverage, called a “single-payer” system, is the answer. But if one simply talks about the countries that already have got single-payer systems, it is quite apparent that they are failed systems, with the citizens of these countries clamoring for change.
» Read more: Michael Moore’s SICKO Misses the Solution – Health Savings Accounts
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