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Are you harboring a secretly obese person in a small frame?

Being slim doesn’t mean you’re healthy. Thin bodies can still carry plenty of visceral, or intra-abdominal, fat. This means you may have a low BMI, but a high percentage of body fat, leading to problems such as high blood pressure or high blood sugar. Be aware of the warning signs.

Warning Sign: You Exercise Less Than 3 Times Per Week

You can still be skinny without working out, but lack of exercise has a huge impact on your health. If you don’t move your body at least three times a week, you’re raising your risk for cancer, heart attacks and many other conditions.

for more warning signs read the article highlighting the work of Dr. Glenn Gaesser, author of the book Big Fat Lies.