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Why is obesity dangerous?

Dr. John La Puma
Endocrinologist

Obesity is dangerous both because it increases risk for poor quality of life and early death, and because in our society, it eats away at people's self image, making them feel less of who they are.  The power of the right tools and the right plan can change that, and help people overcome obesity and overweight, and beat back pain, diabetes and much more.

Dr Michael Roizen and I wrote The RealAge Diet to help people make themselves younger with what they eat: it helps! http://tinyurl.com/a68gp7

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