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  1. Things I Didn't Know - What Is Obesity? - Jonathan Pryor's web log
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Things I Didn't Know - What Is Obesity? - Jonathan Pryor's web log

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Things I Didn't Know - What Is Obesity?

Ran across this interesting article: Freakonomics Quorum: What is the Right Way to Think About the Obesity ‘Epidemic’?.

For example, under our current definitions, George Bush and Michael Jordan are overweight, while Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mel Gibson are obese.

In short, BMI isn't always an accurate indicator of obesity, and should be avoided.

Posted on 22 Aug 2007 | Path: /etc/ | Permalink
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