Obesity is as bad for you as we thought - Fat but thin?


Comprehensive article that breaks down many myths and truths about obesity from measurement, to specific biological markers, to cultural attitudes. For example, did you know that your percentage of body fat and waist or abdominal circumference are far more reliable personal indicators of health outcomes than BMI? This means that a thin person with a beer gut may have far more dangerous health risks than a fit person with a high BMI. Being healthy is more nuanced than simply looking at one or two figures. Read more about the details for being a healthy human.


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