What is your BMI? Is that a better indicator of overall health?

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  1. zakatak

    zakatak <font color=deeppink>Cinderella looked at me like

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  2. believe

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    I know that some consider BMI better, but my question is....since muscle weighs more than fat, how is that figured in. According to my friends scale I have 25% body fat, which is below the max. Now my BMI is 22.7, which is considered acceptable. I tend to weigh more than others who have my same height and wear the same size clothing.
     
  3. glo

    glo <font color=green>"Has a heart bigger then all of

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    I dunno being called "Marginally overweight" with a BMI of 26.811922310713306...I dunno if that is any better than saying I weigh 137 :(
     
  4. nativetxn

    nativetxn <font color=teal>Moderator<br><font color=red>Hono Moderator

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    I don't really know what my BMI is but I do know that I'm overfat. Whether you state that in terms of pounds or in terms of body mass, fat is fat.
     

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