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If being fat were inherently bad for us, then weight loss should bring about innumerable health benefits. (...) Multiple studies have seen little to no connection between weight loss and decreased risk of mortality.
(...) Studies have found that fat people are more likely to survive cardiac events and that being overweight can have a positive influence on longevity. What's more, losing significant weight is very difficult, and intense yo-yo dieting can cause plenty of health problems.

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