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When Fat Is Good! Research Doctors Say It's Good to be A Bit Overweight Okay fatties, (including me-15#'s over "normal" weight, now) this is the time to thumb your noses at the skinny folks in their arrogance-because your day has come! The Jews have a saying; the greatest revenge is to out live your enemies! Well, now science says you probably will. Decades ago scientists began collecting data they have only recently finished recording and analyzing. With that analysis everything, well almost everything you ever heard about fattiness is proven WRONG!! This study reveals that being as much as 30 pounds over weight in ratio to your height may actually be beneficial to your health. The study, was published Monday 11/12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association and what is says is that being a bit overweight is not at all a hindrance to good health, and more, that it may be healthier than being thinner or even those who are right on the mark with weight-to-height proportions. The report indicates that while it is possible that being somewhat overweight may increase your chances of dying from diabetes or kidney disease, that same overweight factor is a pleasing determent to cancer and heart disease. What the study reveals, say the scientists is that moderately overweight people over the decades in which this study was collected, demonstrated considerably greater longevity than peers which were underweight, or of "ideal" weight or far overweight/ obese. The findings are the result of analyzing decades of data by Government researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia and include case histories and longevity of millions of Americans. The report strongly asserts that being overweight by as much as thirty-pounds (30 Lbs) in ratio to your height, "was associated with significantly decreased all-cause mortality overall". Dr. Katherine Flegal, the lead researcher, says, "The take-home message is that the relationship between fat and mortality is more complicated than we tend to think. It's not a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all situation where excess weight just increases your mortality risk for any and all causes of death." That the CDC's report squashes the medial drug industry, which are teetering form one blast after another from honest researchers findings. Find a researcher who blasts such well documented facts and you will find one who is financially supported by drug companies, say some critics. There has been an onslaught of late in findings that eliminate the need for certain high profit drugs and other treatments. Moreover, if Mr. John Kanzius cancer zapping machine continues its successful raid on cancer drugs; they won't exist in five more years, as I predicted 25 years ago, and again repeatedly within the last five years Dr. Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, thinks it"...just rubbish," "It's just ludicrous to say there is no increased risk of mortality from being overweight." Obesity has been stated to be one of the great threats to health in the America, even among children. People with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30, are considered obese, and continue to run a higher risk of death, the study points out, from a number of illnesses, including heart disease and certain cancers. However, the study also stated that being underweight increases the risk of a good many illnesses. The scientists at the CDC first hinted at the upside of being overweight a few years ago. Since then, however, they have expanded the base of their analysis, with data that includes mortality figures from 2004, the last year for which numbers were available, for no fewer than 2.3 million American adults. Americans who were overweight, but not obese, were up to about 40 per cent less likely than normal-weight people to die from various infections, pneumonia, Alzheimer's, emphysema and injuries. Also those a bit over standard weight for their height is a positive in recovering from serious surgery, infections and injuries, Dr Flegal said. Like the camels who carry their own water and the Bush-women, whose body fat, held mostly in the rump and thighs, hold built-in nutrition reserves upon which to call in a crisis, so do Americans who are somewhat over weight have reserves to draw on in times of medical crisis. Dr. Steven Blair, a professor of exercise science and biostatistics at the University of South Carolina, says, "What this tells us is the hazards have been very much exaggerated." He has agreed with me that the case for dietary restraint has gone too far. Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, a professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, San Diego, appears to agree, "I believe the data," (BMI of 25 to 30) the supposedly called overweight range, "may be optimal". Dr Michael Thun of the American Cancer Society pointed out, that the report "definitely won't be the last word." He said as much in a report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research, wherein they reported that staying slim was the main recommendation for avoiding cancer. What more can you expect, say some critics, however, from organizations whose money comes mainly from drug companies which make billions feeding helpless cancer victims toxic drugs that make the majority of them suffer miserably through horrid quality of life and then die anyway. Dr Flegal, has long held that, "The suggestion that a bit of extra weight may assist patients recovering from an infection or surgery was of no surprise. If you are in an adverse situation, that could be good for you." The authors of the study note in conclusion; "Overweight ... may be associated with improved survival during recovery from adverse conditions, such as infections or medical procedures, and with improved prognosis for some diseases. Such findings may be due to greater nutritional reserves or higher lean body mass associated with overweight." Personally, I agree with the study, anyone who does not is not enlightened and pooh-poohing millions of case studies is about as unscientific and hardheaded as it is possible to get. However, one way to ensure honesty among researchers is to ban all donations except those from the government and individuals, and never from drug or food companies. Mr. John Kanzius, cancer killing machine and more studies like this will gut the end of life horrors introduced by the choke holding Legalized Drug dealers of the world. If I had my way I would put them to the Guillotine, for they, more than any criminal ever, have obstructed justice, tortured and sent to horrible, pitiful deaths, even than the Rove/Rumsfeld/Cheney monsters. God has given His personal promise to some that the chokehold of the drug companies, health insurers, the corporations, the arms dealers, the oil companies will be broken forever, and very soon. I certainly welcome that. People go through enough misery in their lives without drug dealers made legal by law and the destruction of patient rights and privacy, adding to the hell of dying of some diseases. I am certainly more willing to see people die at the hands of what the medical, profession calls quacks, then die horribly in torture from bullshit chemical petroleum distillate toxic waste used for treating people, authorized by the government and enforced by criminal law. I say let people who have been found to have a fatal illness use whatever makes them comfortable in the last year or so of life, marijuana, cocaine, mainlining peanut butter, or what have you. It is certainly no worse than the Guantanamo Abu Ghraib-like "Chemotherapy" despicable "treatments," which God sees as torture by profiteers. Mr. John Kanzius, has not only invented a machine I described to the University of Chicago 40 years ago, from a dream in which an angel described it to me, which will kill any cancer on the planet, but he also has designed a means of drawing hydrogen for fuel from sea water which was also described in the same dream, in 1967. Good night and God Bless


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Professor Bagnolo has majored in: Cultural Anthropology, Architectural design, painting, creative writing. As a child prodigy, abed with polio for almost two years, he was offered an opportunity to skip three grades at age 8.
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