BMI may not be accurate predictor of fitness, study suggests

08/22/2013 | ScientificAmerican.com

Metabolism and body mass index do not go hand-in-hand, according to a study published in the journal Science. According to the study, it is possible to have a normal-range BMI while also having an abnormal metabolism, indicating that it's not prudent to rely on BMI alone as an indicator of fitness.

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