According to a groundbreaking article by Annemarie Colbin, being overweight is unavoidable. Luckily for us, being obese is good for you! In fact, it results in decreased incidence of cancer, respiratory disease, tuberculosis, heart disease, and osteoporosis. And being merely overweight is key to success in maintaining a healthy body: some benefits of overweightness include lower suicide rates, less type I diabetes, and others. So let's all go out there and stuff our faces while reaping the massive health benefits!