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Obesity

What Does BMI Really Tell You?

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measuring tape and B,M,I blocks
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Scale pushing to 220
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Overweight is healthy?


BMI does not measure body fat directly
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BMI is…


BMI calculation formula
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How BMI is calculated


Measuring waist.
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Used to define and screen


Standardization concept shopping carts in a row
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Why BMI is used


Confusion concept smart looking man scratching his head
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What BMI does not tell you


so many important factors concept so much information
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How BMI can mislead


Different shaped bodies may have same BMI
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Body composition and BMI


Muscular man lifting dumbbells
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Athletes and BMI


Scientist checking the numbers
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BMI in studies


Confusion from bad methodology
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A problematic conclusion


BMI just a starting point with doctor can help determine overall health
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BMI: A screening tool


Source concept books open in library
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Sources


Sara Suchy

Sara Suchy

Sara is a former editor for HealthCentral.