πŸ’ͺ BMI – body mass index – facts and tips

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According to the National Institutes of Health, being overweight or obese by this measure can put you at risk for heart disease, type II diabetes, and even some cancers. According to the National Institutes of Health, being overweight or obese by this measure can put you at risk for heart disease, type II diabetes, and even some cancers. In order to know if you are on the risk, you should calculate your BMI regularly

  • People who had exposure to light in the morning were most likely to have a lower body fat percentage (lower BMI) regardless of how many calories they consumed, how much activity levels they had, or how long they slept
  • BMI Researches have shown that exposing yourself to daylight for at least half an hour or more each day, and avoiding exposure to light at night may help reduce body weight, body fat, and appetite, while supporting optimal hormone levels, among obese and overweight individuals
  • BMI calculation is not perfect – BMI does not take into account physical fitness or bone structure, and it doesn’t differentiate between weight gained at a muscle-building camp or weight gained at McDonalds.
  • BMI and Some overweight might be good for you in some cases – Another study also found that people who are overweight are less likely to die from respiratory diseases, Alzheimer, liver disease, and numerous other causes than people of normal weight in the same age bracket
  • Overweight and obesity are linked to more deaths worldwide than underweight