Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 25th, 2004
But don't view the news as a reason to soothe a snack attack with fatty favorites or to pile on a second hefty portion at mealtime; it's best to aim for trim and in shape, says cardiologist Timothy R. Wessel, an investigator at UF's Health Science Center and the report's lead author.
Still, the study suggests body weight may not be as crucial as regularly pounding the pavement with a brisk walk, staking out a spot at the gym, or simply doing household chores.
The findings were...
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