BMI: We know it's flawed, so why do we still use it? - Deepstash

The population-wide BMI statistics show that nearly 60 per cent of people in the UK and US are overweight.

BMI is the ratio of body weight in kilograms divided by the squ...

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BMI: We know it's flawed, so why do we still use it?

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BMI is easy to calculate and easily scalable. For most of us, the higher our BMI, the more fat we tend to have. 

But BMI shouldn't be used by health care professionals as an accu...

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DUEL-energy X-ray absorptiometry or DEXA is the gold-standard method of calculating fat percentages. It is very accurate but also expensive and not suitable for use in population-w...

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Fat cells get bigger when you gain weight and smaller when you lose weight. But the number of cells stays about the same.

Your fat cells are designed to store fat

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