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Forum: Weight Loss News and Current Events 02-04-2013, 02:57 PM
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AlmostMe: I know right? It really does seem that...

AlmostMe: I know right? It really does seem that arbitrary!

And as several other people have commented, I agree that BMI isn't the greatest universal measure. It doesn't differentiate at all...
Forum: Weight Loss News and Current Events 02-01-2013, 02:10 PM
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Posted By JayZeeJay
There is - if you click the link at the bottom of...

There is - if you click the link at the bottom of the article, it goes to the mathematician's webpage at Oxford and the complete derivation is cited.
That was really why I posted this, his...
Forum: Weight Loss News and Current Events 01-29-2013, 02:43 PM
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Posted By JayZeeJay
New BMI index published - affects shorter, taller ends of spectrum

This was just published. The mathematician explains that the current BMI calculation will underestimate BMI for shorter people, and overestimate it for taller people. The new BMI calculator is linked...
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