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A 'Sweet Spot' for Heart Health

Provider Medical Team

The European Heart Journal published a study concerning obesity, discovering that the lowest risk for  cardiovascular disease was tied to a body mass index (BMI) between 22 and 23. The study involved 300,000 healthy men and women between the ages of 40 and 69, who were tracked for an average of five years. While being slender supports heart health, people with BMI levels under 18.5 were shown to be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. Read more at the New York Times article.