The obesity paradox has been debunked: being overweight or obese is no protection against heart disease. Photo: Alamy

Study debunks ‘obesity paradox’ myth; US looks at cutting nicotine levels in cigarettes

The obesity paradox – the idea that being obese offers a measure of protection against heart disease – has been proven false, say researchers. Meanwhile, the US looks at drastically reducing nicotine in cigarettes to save millions of lives

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The obesity paradox has been debunked: being overweight or obese is no protection against heart disease. Photo: Alamy
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