Fitness, Metabolism, Obesity, Weight Loss

BMI alone will no longer be treated as the go-to measure for weight management – an UW obesity expert explains

Ultimately, BMI cannot provide doctors with precise information about the portion of body weight composed of body fat, nor can it tell us how that fat is distributed in the body. But this distribution is important because research has shown that fat stored around the internal organs has significantly higher health risks than that distributed in the extremities