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11/9/15, Psychology Today, Research suggests that a person’s weight is not a good indicator of health, by Jennifer Rollin

[snip] In regards to the myth that fatter people consume more calories than thinner people, Dr. Bacon pointed to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which found that “energy intakes for those with a BMI ≥30 were lower than energy intakes for overweight or healthy‐weight subjects.” Dr. Bacon also discussed an article from The National Academy of Sciences, which stated, “Most studies comparing normal and overweight people suggest that those that are overweight eat fewer calories than those of normal weight.”

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