BMI – from adults to children

Body Mass Index (BMI) has been in the news recently. I’ve picked out two stories from the past fortnight on this little formula – because that’s all it is – a person’s weight in kilograms, divided by their height in meters squared.

The evidence base for BMI

Just as other public health advice (5-a-day, 14 and 21 alcohol units, 150 minutes exercise a week, 30% of calories from fat, 10% of calo...

 

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