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Is losing weight important?

stock photo : overweight woman body in underwear isolated on white

So, most of us at some point in our lives have thought “I need to lose a few pounds!” but what if you had more than a few pounds to lose?  What if you felt ok, seemed to cope with the extra weight, how important is it to get down to a healthy BMI?

We are all conditioned to think, to believe, that being overweight is a really BAD thing but what if it wasnt?  What if you were fit, healthy but had a high BMI? Do you still need to start counting calories and losing weight?

stock photo : sport - overweight woman running on green meadowRecent research suggest that perhaps it is possible to be overweight but still healthy and that being overweight per se isn’t the evil that we have been taught to believe, the  key it appears, is to be fit and healthy. Check out this article from the BBC and let me know what you think?

 

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