Study supports BMI use in predicting health conditions

A study in Obesity Research & Clinical Practice found that BMI and body fat percentage were better predictors of hypertension than waist size and waist-to-height ratio, which were good predictors of fasting glucose and HDL levels. BMI was the most consistent of the four body measurements at predi...

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