does not last. Some obese people have normal cholesterol levels, blood pressure and other metabolic risk factors.  But, in a 20 year study, 51% of people who were healthy and obese at the start of the study had become unhealthy by the end.

Analysis of 2,521 people led by researchers at University College London, UK, published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Source: Bottom Line Personal May 2015