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Obesity and Metabolic Health Not Mutually Exclusive

Cover picture for the articleStudy suggests metabolic health is independent of BMI. The ongoing debate about whether one can be obese and yet healthy is not new, but it in recent years it has gained momentum and recent studies aimed at providing convincing evidence have produced inconsistent results, which prompted Anika Zembic, MPH, of the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Nuthertal, Germany and colleagues to seek an evidence-based definition.