Women with 5-7 extra pounds, live longer than those who have a significant deficiency or excess of normal weight. This was stated by the Norwegian nutritionist Hans Vaaler.
According to him, it is easy to explain forms give rise to depression and diseases of the cardiovascular system. In addition, women are underweight often victims of accidents and even suicidal.
However, the nutritionist said that if the amount of extra pounds “off scale” – it also helps to reduce the duration of life due to diabetes and heart disease.
In this case, doctors believe that a normal waist circumference in women should not exceed 80-85 cm, as it is accumulated in the waist pounds increase the risk of hormonal disorders and their impact on health.