Meh (‘Fit and Fat’)

by Karl Denninger

Define “fit” please.

Despite the conflicting research, most medical professionals agree that it’s better to be normal weight than obese, and even the 2012 study spoke of a “subset” of obese people who were metabolically healthy.

Define “metabolically healthy” please.

If you didn’t run an insulin assay with your OGTT, you don’t know. You can appear to be metabolically healthy but whether you actually are requires a lot of testing and it’s expensive. Nobody does it for this reason, since there’s no clinical presentation of disease or disorder, and yet those people may in fact be metabolically compromised.

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