Can You Be Overweight And Healthy?
Many of us are carrying a bit more weight on our fragile frames than we would prefer. In fact, more Americans are obese than ever before.
But what about folks who are overweight and whose cholesterol is okay, who have normal blood pressure, and whose other health indicators are not worrisome. Some experts say that’s okay. This idea, that you can be fit and fat, has informed a movement called the Health at Every Size movement.
The Nutrition Diva, Monica Reinagel, joined Tom Hall in studio to talk about this. She is an author and a licensed nutritionist. She blogs at nutritionovereasy.com and she joins Midday for our Smart Nutrition segment every other month.