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How long do fat people live compared to regular ones?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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In brief: Life expectancy
Obesity reduces life expectancy according to the studies.
Some studies put that figure at 5 to 10 years less than their normal weight cohorts.

In brief: Life expectancy
Obesity reduces life expectancy according to the studies.
Some studies put that figure at 5 to 10 years less than their normal weight cohorts.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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