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Overweight people live longest

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f75 (Published 09 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f75

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Although a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 to <25 is considered normal, all cause mortality is lowest among people with a BMI of 25 to <30, who are termed overweight, according to a systematic review. The …

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