Why BMI is flawed — and how to redefine obesity


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For years, BMI– determined by dividing weight by height squared– has actually been as a worldwide requirement to figure out healthy weights.

However, BMI does not determine body fat, and disregards numerous other elements that can impact how healthy somebody it.

Now, a little however growing motion of clinicians and reseachers are requiring other metrics to be utilized in combination with BMI when dealing with and detecting weight problems.

This is an audio variation of our Feature: Why BMI is flawed — and how to redefine obesity

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