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@sleepingdingo @raykellyfitness BMI (weight/height^2), is an imprecise measure of body composition (variability bw Pple /ethnic groups; we need sub cut fat, and we need muscle (but muscle weighs more than fat) and BMI can’t discern if weight is fat predominant or fat predominant. (Next)...
@sleepingdingo @raykellyfitness BMI is a size indicator of long term survival. But as a single measure might have limited prognostic survival indicator (next)...
@sleepingdingo @raykellyfitness previously, Regardless of adult age, normal range BMI was defined <25, &25-<30 as overweight (ie. lower survival with overweight)| now UN realises that healthy range BMI of older people needs refining to 24-30; because survival better associated with slightly higher BMI range.
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