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

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