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Study: You Can be Obese and Still be Super Healthy

Plus the most stressed out state, a tomato in a pill and more of the top stories of the day

• There is such a thing as being obese and healthy. It's called "metabolically healthy obesity," and it means that the obese person doesn't have an increased risk for health problems because of their obesity. This isn't every obese person, of course, but what researchers are calling a subgroup of overweight people. But basically? Obesity isn't as black and white as you might have thought. [Greatist]

• The world's oldest man, Alexander Imich of New York City, passed away over the weekend at the age of 111. His secrets to living forever? Imich was a gymnast and runner who never drank alcohol and quit smoking decades earlier. [USA Today]

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• Scientists are testing a pill version of the antioxidant lycopene, which is found in tomatoes, with the hope that it'll help prevent heart disease. Lycopene has been linked to good stuff like improved circulation and strengthened immunity. [BBC]

• Some guy was getting married and decided that he wanted to get married in yoga gear, but not just any yoga gear -- a custom designed Lululemon tux. Lululemon obliged, naturally, and came up with, well, something of a tux monstrosity. I mean, this is why most people don't get dressed in a stretch breathable track suit. [Racked]

• Nia Sanchez, the newly crowned Miss USA from Nevada, really knows how to wear a crown. She used to work as a Disney princess at Hong Kong Disney and played Cinderella, Princess Aurora, Belle and Snow White, among others. [Business Insider]

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• Floridians, chill out! According to a new study from the real estate blog Movato, Florida is the most stressed out state in the country, based on stuff like commutes, unemployment and hours spent working. Georgia ranked second, and New York came in seventh. North Dakota took top honors as the least stressed state. Go North Dakota! Y'all know how to live. [Huffington Post]

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