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US Obesity Problem Bigger than Previously Thought Options
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US Obesity Problem Bigger than Previously Thought

The obesity problem in the US may be more extensive than previously thought. Researchers say that the body mass index (BMI) scale, which uses a ratio of height to weight to determine whether a person is obese, allows a large percentage of obese people to slip through the cracks. Of 1,393 people who had both their BMI and body fat percentage measured, 39% were not classified as obese by BMI standards but fell into the obese category for body fat. More...
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