Elderly 'live longer if they are over...

Elderly 'live longer if they are overweight'

There are 1 comment on the Guardian Unlimited story from Feb 13, 2010, titled Elderly 'live longer if they are overweight'. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Study indicates that the mortality rate among 70- to 75-year-olds is higher for those with 'optimum' weights Being overweight can help elderly people live longer, according to the most detailed study ever conducted into the health and ageing of those aged between 70 and 75.

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Pune, India

#1 Feb 14, 2010
in case BMI is within 25 possibly obese old people just manage to live longer than those obsese whose BMI exceeds 30 or so

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