Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Did You Know That Obese People Have A Greater Risk Of Going Blind?

I found the following article today, and while it's short, it's message packs a big punch. Studies now show that if you're overweight, you have a greater risk of losing your vision than normal weight individuals. I don't know about you, but I think I'd rather be able to see than eat another piece of cheesecake... Here's the article:

If You're Overweight, Now You Have Something Else to Worry About
By Jason Holland

As if heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes weren't bad enough...

A study shows obese people have a greater risk of losing their vision.

Harvard researchers studied 261 patients for an average of 4 1/2 years. They found that the bigger your waistline, the more likely you are to have vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration.

The Positive News ==> All the news isn't bad. They also found that exercising a few times a week cuts your risk by 25 percent.

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