Fat and skinny person

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The term "skinny fat" gets thrown around a lot these days, but it sounds a little backwards and confusing And let's face it: The term itself is loaded, contradictory, and shame-y. But metabolism and weight-management experts admit that it does describe a very real health issue. Friendly reminder: You can't tell what's going on with someone's health—physical or mental—just by looking at them.

What the Term 'Skinny Fat' Actually Means

5 Signs You Might Be 'Skinny Fat' | trophymotos.com

Even if you have a "normal" BMI for your height, you might still fall under what some people are calling "skinny fat. The term "skinny fat" is technically an oxymoron, and a shame-y one at that. The words "skinny" and "fat" are each loaded with implications that don't necessarily have anything to do with someone's health status. ICYMI, we've changed the way we talk about women's bodies , and also body shaming leads to a higher mortality risk.

How to Tell If You’re Skinny Fat (and what to do if you are)

In it, outwardly skinny and visually healthy people were surprised to learn that they had the same medical issues as an obese person. Not so fast — although the WHO has set these ranges, they are quick to qualify them with the following:. Unfortunately, that attitude is exactly what causes people to become skinny fat in the first place.
When it comes to your health, the mirror and the scale tell only part of the story. Getting your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels checked is the only way to know for sure how healthy you are metabolically. In fact, a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that normal-weight people with excess fat around their middle had an even higher risk of dying early than their overweight or obese peers. Skinny people can still have high levels of body fat, especially if they lack lean muscle mass. Getting regular aerobic activity—like brisk walking, cycling, or running—is important for maintaining a healthy heart and lungs.