Gain a year by dropping your diet!
Struggling to lose those last 10 pounds?
Women who are a few pounds overweight actually outlive those in the “normal” BM range, reveals a just-released National Center for Health Statistics analysis that included nearly 3 million people.
Lead study author Katherine M. Flegal, Ph.D., explains that slightly heavier folks tend to visit the doctor more often for health screenings, so they catch problems earlier and can nip them in the bud.
What’s more, a little extra weight helps you recover from illnesses more successfully by giving you a reserve of body fat that keeps your immune system strong!
More good news about those extra 10 pounds!
They erase years! Want proof?
A study by plastic surgeons of the faces of female identical twins revealed that the slightly overweight twins looked about five years younger than their sisters.
A few extra pounds plump up skin, making it look more youthful by removing wrinkles!
~Source: Woman’s World Magazine
Interesting article I found to share with you. I had been told that being ‘too thin’ can make one look less youthful as they age. I try to do the best I can and continue with my fitness.
I never like using the word, “diet”, as I like to think of it as a “life style change.”
I have been at the gym early this morning and always grateful to be a morning person. Have yourself a wonderful Monday~