The BMI is BS

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It's time to throw this broken calculator in the garbage.

by about 18%

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The BMI can't calculate how healthy you are.

which is almost guaranteed to make your life shorterwhich is almost guaranteed to extend your life expectancyThe only thing the BMI can measure is your relationship with gravity relative to how far away your head is from the ground.

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Fat ≠ Unhealthy

are associated with a decrease in mortality for everyone- regardless of their BMIStudies are finding that overweight and obese (aka fat) people were found to be at no greater risk of developing or dying from heart disease or cancer, compared with normal weight people, as long as they were metabolically fitviaWeight isn't actually an indicator of healthcould actually prolong your lifepatients with heart disease or other metabolic disordersSo the BMI is not just useless, it's actually harmful, when it comes to medical data.

Wait what?

People whose bones tend to be less dense, which puts them on the lower end of the BMI scale

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... oh.

some studies suggest it's 22% moreAnd the diet industry has been making millions off the 'epidemic'body weight is not a permanently controllable factorWho cares about bad science when you can get rich off fat peoples' existence?

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Dear BMI: You've been dumped.

Because I DO love my body

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