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Recent research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), has stirred up media interest and caused debate among health professionals as its findings indicate that those who are slightly overweight live longer than those who are within a BMI “healthy weight”.

Further reading on this topic:
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (full research paper)
NHS Choices

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