Body Mass Index (BMI): Not A Good Gauge Of Health

The body mass index (BMI) was created by a mathmetician nearly 200 years ago and is (still!) used primarily by insurance companies to determine the insurability of life policy holders. Even some doctors still frighten patients with the BMI. Use this link for more information on measuring obesity-related health risks.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/overweight-vs-overfat-is-your-scale-lying-to-you

Fat vs Muscle

Two common questions among those seeking to get fit: “How do I turn this fat into muscle?” and “If I stop exercising, will my muscle turn to fat?” And the scientific answer for both questions is absolutely not. Check this link for the details.

https://www.livescience.com/60904-can-you-turn-fat-into-muscle.html