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How much cheaper would an airplane ticket be if we weren’t overweight?

May 25, 2016

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In America, More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese. More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. (So we’ll say 1/3 obese, 1/3 overweight.) Body Mass Index is commonly used to assess overweight or obese. 25 to 29 is overweight 30 and up is obese Extreme […]

Is it ok to have a high BMI if it’s due to muscle?

May 9, 2014

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One of the things I’ve long been skeptical of is the assailment of BMI. If you’re unfamiliar: Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple, quick way to try and determine someone’s metabolic health. It uses two variables, your mass and height. Because the equation uses only your mass and height, it’s not telling you a […]