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For years we have been using the BMI as an indicator for overall risk factors such as cardio-vascular disease and diabetes. The issue has always been that BMI does not take into consideration muscle mass and fat distribution through the body. The linked article is a great read about a new method that uses a persons height and waist measurement as a more robust indicator of health.

www.businessinsider.com.au/new-best-way-to-tell-healthy-weight