DIET ADVICE….This Danish study of Finnish dieters really seems too good to be true:
Analysis of the data showed that those who wanted to lose weight and succeeded were significantly more likely to die young than those who stayed fat.
….Those who gained weight also had a greater risk of dying young.
In other words, you’re best off staying exactly the way you are. Hooray! This is going to make a lot of diet company CEOs very unhappy.
Of course, there’s also the time travel option. Tom Sanders, a professor of nutrition and dietetics at King’s College London, suggests that the best course of action is never to get fat in the first place: “If you can stop people gaining weight in their 20s and 30s, it seems to have the best outcome in the long term.” Thanks, Tom.