Blessing in disguise: Being overweight might be good for this particular group of people


A new study challenges the established notion of an ideal Body Mass Index (BMI) for seniors

This recommendation stems from the surprising findings of the 2021 analysis by Plymouth researchers, revealing that an overweight BMI does not correlate with adverse mortality outcomes in older adults. 

Instead, it appears to be associated with the lowest mortality rates across all age groups, particularly pronounced in the elderly.

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