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For Asians, A Low BMI Doesn't Mean Healthy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reveals



1/16/2014 7:22:19 AM

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Hypertension, abnormal cholesterol, and a high body mass index (BMI). These conditions are all considered unhealthy, and could lead to worse problems if they persist. Although many people believe that being skinnier will prevent these issues, there’s a lot more that goes into being healthy. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that Asian adults in the U.S. are just as likely to have these cardiovascular problems, even though they’re some of the skinniest people around.

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