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    In a video Dr Brewer said a mid 20s BMI isn't healthy. So, my BMI should be no higher than 22? I have no health problems & am waiting for my Webinar 490 results. Thank you
    Edit...at the 3:00 mark.
    Diabesity (Part 5): The 3 Big Diet Mistakes
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKFdSxPjWzE
    Last edited by Jim 135; 03-18-2020, 01:44 PM.

  • #2
    22 is good. Mine is 22 as well. 25 and up is a problem.

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    • #3
      BMI is a rough estimate of fat mass because some males with a good bit of muscle can be healthy with a higher BMI and conversely some skinny people with a lack of subcutaneous fat can have a lot of insulin resistance. BMI estimates are generally valid across the broad population, but not necessarily for each person. If you have a good bit of fat on you, it will be obvious. Excess fat, but not subcutaneous fat, is the real problem. Below is a link to a video that Dr. Brewer made on the issues with BMI.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtJLvSBpkp8

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      • #4
        There are some who believe that a healthy BMI is affected by age. Check out this link https://www.smartbmicalculator.com/. I also attached my personal result. Generally, they are suggesting that a slightly higher BMI is healthier as we age.
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        • #5
          Thank you everyone for your responses.

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