Posts tagged "overweight"
In 2009, obesity emerged for the first time as an independent risk factor for flu – but only for the H1N1 pandemic strain. That means that you are less likely to survive Swine Flu if you are overweight.
Food tastes less fatty to overweight people. Most people can easily detect the presence of oil in foods, but the threshold for tasting this fat is only about half as high in lean men as in heavy ones, Australian scientists conclude in the April American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Oh yeah, and America is really fat.