BMI is a Lie

Hello Dazzle! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I want to talk about the reasons that BMI shouldn’t be used clinically and should not be part of your weight management plan. BMI stands for Body Mass Index. This value is a number that is derived from a person’s weight and height. The only reason that it is currently being used is because it is a convenient number rather then being a measure that holds any meaning or value. I’m not the first to write on this topic [1] [2] [3] [4] and I am far from the only medical professional declaring that the use of this measure needs to stop. [5] [7] [13]

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