Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Study: BMI Misidentifies 54 Million as Overweight or Obese

Posted by @DanHinmon, Feb 26, 2016

Researchers from UCLA have concluded about 54 million Americans classified as overweight or obese based on their Body Mass Index (BMI) are actually healthy.

In addition, 30% of “normal” weight people studied were unhealthy.

Time to rethink our educational material surrounding weightloss and BMI?


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