Is BMI accurate

Article by Anna Wood for Live Life Magazine


At some point in our lives we have all tried to lose weight. Many of us are still struggling down this meandering weight loss path filled with obstacles, detours and ill-informed advice that never seem to get us to that “ultimate weight loss goal”.


In order for us to have a clear obtainable goal to focus on, we should start by asking the right questions. How much should I weigh? Is weight really the correct indicator of a healthy lifestyle?


Now the answer to this question is going to be very different from individual to individual, depending a quite a couple of variables. But in order to calculate a “healthy weight” it is usually done with a formula that takes into account your height to weight  ratio. This method is known as your BMI(Body Mass Index). But is BMI really the most accurate way for measuring whether or not you are over weight? Lets have a look at how BMI works.


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