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What is worse anorexia or obesity?

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Dr. John Scott answered

Specializes in Bariatrics

Obesity = bad: Neither is good but globally obesity is a bigger problem. Diseases related to obesity (diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea) are responsible for more worldwide deaths than anorexia. The best weight for an individual is a normal weight and an active lifestyle.

Answered 6/10/2015

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