More evidence that ‘healthy obesity’ may be a myth

Posted by on August 18, 2016 5:11 pm
Categories: Science

The term ‘healthy obesity’ has gained traction over the past 15 years, but scientists have recently questioned its very existence. A new study provides further evidence against the notion of a healthy obese state, revealing that white fat tissue samples from obese individuals classified as either metabolically healthy or unhealthy actually show nearly identical, abnormal changes in gene expression in response to insulin stimulation.

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