DIET: Thin People May Be Fat Inside

DIET: Thin People May Be Fat Inside

There are 3 comments on the The Associated Press story from May 10, 2007, titled DIET: Thin People May Be Fat Inside . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“The whole concept of being fat needs to be redefined”

If it really is what's on the inside that counts, then a lot of thin people might be in trouble.

Some doctors now think that the internal fat surrounding vital organs like the heart, liver or pancreas _ invisible to the naked eye _ could be as dangerous as the more obvious external fat that bulges underneath the skin.

'Being thin doesn't automatically mean you're not fat,' said Dr. Jimmy Bell, a professor of molecular imaging at Imperial College, London. Since 1994, Bell and his team have scanned nearly 800 people with MRI machines to create 'fat maps' showing where people store fat. Read more

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Since: Feb 07

Gig Harbor, WA

#1 May 10, 2007
The change has come, I have to eat sensible portions now or else I'll blimp up.
Harry Hatchet

Reading, UK

#3 May 11, 2007
That will teach you for not eating properly wont it chubby?
its okay

Los Olivos, CA

#5 Jun 8, 2007
eat what you want
how you want when you
want
food is life
but you should eat to survive on live to eat

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