And along the same line as Frouf's post ...
The first paragraph alone is enough to get your attention!!!
Study shows health risks of obese women
Wednesday, July 05, 2006
By Anita Srikameswaran, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A 5-foot, 5-inch tall white woman who weighs more than 240 pounds is 86 percent more likely to die within seven years than her normal-weight peer, according to a new study.