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LOSE THE BELLY, SAVE SOME MONEY

“YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO RICH or too thin” is an old saying, often attributed to the Duchess of Windsor. Of course, it comes off as snooty—if she had coined it today, imagine her Twitter ratios. Here’s the thing, though: Body weight and net worth truly are intertwined, and research shows that the more pounds people carry, the less money they tend to have.

This works on different levels. Say you’re an obese 20-year-old who drops to a healthy weight. According to a 2017 study from Johns Hopkins University, your estimated lifetime savings in health care and productivity would be $28,020. For

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