October 10th, 2013
10:32 AM ET

What Does It Mean To Be 'Healthy Obese'?

A fascinating new study of out Australia suggests as many as a third of obese adults are actually considered healthy, meaning they have normal cholesterol and show no signs of developing diabetes.

Contributing Medical Editor for Health Magazine Dr. Roshini Raj  analyzes the study on "New Day" and says everybody should consult their doctors about what is right for them.

Dr. Raj says, "This is not a free pass..but there might be a subset of obese people that are different. We're learning how our bodies handle fat differently."

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