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Health – Life : “‘Women in particular can wear a lot of fat on their hips and thighs and be perfectly healthy, while people who wear fat around the middle of their trunks can face major health risks,’ he says.”

Yes, where you carry the fat is critical. The “apple” is not what you want to be. Nor do you want to be carrying fat on your chest or around your heart because if you need heart surgery it makes it so difficult and sometimes impossible. Carrying some fat at certain stages is how you store hormones to safeguard you in later life, so they say. From all this thinking and research we are starting to get a better idea of what healthy weight is. We are even getting quite close to being clear about his!

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Adelaide based professional. Lived here most of my life. I have been a teacher of French, English and German since 1974 and value the capacity of the classroom to write on the lives of others.

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