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Healthy Living: Lose weight to breathe less toxic air pollutants




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Charles Stuart Platkin, PhD.
March 12, 2014 | 1708 views | Post a comment

Oh no, yet another reason to shed a few pounds! “Overweight or obese adults can breathe 7 percent to 50 percent more air per day than an adult with healthy weight does, which makes them more vulnerable to air contaminants causing asthma and other pulmonary diseases,” said a study conducted by researchers at Université de Montréal School of Public Health.  . . .

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