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posted on Jul, 23 2010 @ 06:34 AM
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The majority populace misuses the expression obesity for overweight referring to overweight populace as fat. To the extent that functioning towards overweight can outcome to obesity, there are main dissimilarity among the two.

Overweight is distinct by the gauge of our body mass index (BMI) whereby the BMI is among 25kg/m2 -30kg/m2. Plump people necessitate more serious concern balance to just being plump and might necessitate anti-obesity drugs and mutual surgeries, actions not usually given to plump citizens.




posted on Jul, 23 2010 @ 07:02 AM
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I don't know what your title has to do with this thread, but either way, I don't buy into the whole BMI thing at all, it completely ignores muscle mass and bone density.

According to BMI measurements, I am obese. At 5'6" I should weight around 150 lbs. As a body builder, with a naturally dense skeletal structure, I actually weight ~175lbs, yet my body fat percentage is very low and I'm pretty fit. According to BMI, the whole England Rugby team is obese!



posted on Jul, 23 2010 @ 07:44 AM
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What on Earth? This is nuts.

Welcome to ATS... I think you will fit right in.



posted on Jul, 23 2010 @ 09:56 AM
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couldnt agree more mate. im 178cm, 85 kilos and could throw my doctor a few meters. BMI was a fad that stuck unfortunately....and to the OP, i cant answer anything that poses no question, Welcome anyway.


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