What, Exactly, is BMI?

Body Mass Index is commonly used to determine body fatness, but that’s not actually what it measures.

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body weight adjusted for height. It is considered a better indicator of excess weight than body weight alone and is used to categorize individuals as “underweight,” “normal weight,” “overweight,” or “obese.” What does it really tell us, and how accurate is it? Measuring Body Fat: Being overweight […]
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