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Body Mass Index Can Predict Health Outcomes

Some health experts argue that Body Mass Index (BMI), the standard method of calculating weight using height-to-weight ratio, isn’t a fair or accurate way of measuring obesity. But a new study has found that using BMI can work to predict certain health problems such as elevated blood pressure, glucose levels and cholesterol levels, The New York Times reports.   

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