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Subject:  Re: It's healthy to be fat! Date:  1/6/2013  10:25 AM
Author:  zoningfool Number:  57492 of 58946

What about neither of the above?

Agree--and that sums up the BMI concept, doesn't it? I want to get back to topic (michael moore aside--and if he's found a way to lose weight, good for him--and I sincerely mean that), but--and this is purely an anecdotal observation--I don't notice many heavyset really old people in the stores. All the very elderly I see are quite thin. I first noticed this when taking care of my 90+ year old grandmother--she was quite thin too. It just seems that the ones who make it into really, really old age are lower on the BMI scale.
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