Tired of being lectured about the virtues of losing weight? So many dire predictions, so many difficult to-do lists. New findings say we can lighten up a bit. Yes, obesity is definitely terrible for your health, and exercise is definitely a good thing. However, a nice little 10 –15 pounds extra is not be so bad. It may even have some advantages. If you’re 10-15 pounds over the norm, here’s the good news. Compared to your skinny girlfriend: You’re no more likely to die of cancer or cardiovascular disease. In your 70’s, you have a reduced risk of dying over a 10-year period. (Both obese... Read More