By David Mittleman

BMI May be All Wrong

We’ve had it all pound into our heads that fat is bad and lean is good. Obesity is linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and a host of other health problems. The Body Mass Index (BMI) is touted as the best method of determining whether someone is at the right weight or at risk for health problems because of overweight status. However, a new study suggests that the BMI may not be the best indicator of whether someone is at a good weight for them. In fact, for 1 …read more