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4/9/13 12:02 A

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I understand that muscular people score pretty high on the BMI because muscle weighs more than fat. Are weight lifters obese? So, no, I don't think the BMI is all that it is made out to be. We need other measures as well.

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4/8/13 9:07 A

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Na, BMI is a great tool, but that is all it is, a tool.

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4/8/13 5:21 A

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I believe that it is a good tool, but it shouldn't be the only way that your health is measured.

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4/8/13 1:15 A

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There has been some controversy about BMI (Body Mass Index). Do you believe that BMI is a healthy way of measuring your health?



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