Higher BMI raises risk for premature death, study finds

12/1/2010 | Google · HealthDay News

Researchers analyzed data on non-Hispanic whites and found that those who were overweight or had a body mass index between 25 and 30 had a 13% increased risk of death during the study period compared with their normal-weight counterparts. They also found that obese people, who have a BMI of 30 to 39, had up to an 88% increased risk for death.

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