A study suggested people with a body mass index of 30 or more fall into six categories: heavy drinking males; young healthy females; the affluent and healthy elderly; the physically sick but happy elderly; the unhappy and anxious middle-aged; and those with the poorest health. Researchers said their findings suggest that clinicians and policy makers should not target obese individuals as a whole, but treat them according to which “type” they belong to.

Click here to read original article