Diet and Weight Loss News

Being thin is what ages us most

Written By Betty van der Mark on Monday, March 30, 2009 | 10:15 AM

A BMI higher by four points was found to result in a younger appearance of between two and four years in women over 40 years old. In some cases, this meant that a difference in weight of as little as 10lb added four years to a woman's appearance, the Plastic and Reconstructive Journal reports.
Mr Grover, a consultant plastic surgeon at King Edward VII Hospital in London, said that while most people will find their cheeks start to lose their plumpness from around the age of 38, extreme dieters have the most to worry about.
He said: 'People who are trying to stay stick thin lose weight from their face sooner than they would otherwise and those is extremely ageing.