Obesity: A Made Up Disease? | What the Fitness | Biolayne

Today brings a gentler friendlier What the Fitness. Hopefully I can start some productive discourse about this subject of the BMI scale and its effect on health and obesity. I recommend everyone check out the FoodScienceBabe on Instagram. She posts great content and busts a lot of BS. I just disagree with this particular post. Original post from @foodsciencebabe https://www.instagram.com/p/CW4cbbhA9Ad/ Citations: BMI accurately predicts body fat in most populations and if anything it underestimates body fatness: https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-13-797 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18283284/ Obesity is an independent risk factor for CVD, Cancer, and Mortality: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6219830/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25904412/ Even people with healthy obesity and no metabolic abnormalities are at increased risk of CVD and mortality: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29020414/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24297192/ Get my new nutrition coaching app: http://www.joincarbon.com My research based supplements: http://www.outworknutrition.com Get my books on how to lose fat: http://www.biolaynestore.com Take my online course "The Science of Nutrition": https://chfi.click/laynenorton_online Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: http://www.biolayne.com/members/workout-builder http://www.facebook.com/laynenorton http://www.instagram.com/biolayne

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