Is Your BMI Telling the Whole Truth? Examining Weight and Health

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines,’ hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest Dr. Mohan Sekeram, GP Principal at Wideway Medical Practice in Merton and RCGP Regional Clinical Lead, discuss new research suggesting that BMI may not be the most accurate indicator of obesity, especially for middle-aged individuals.

BMI is a starting point

It’s a helpful initial screening tool, but it may not tell the whole story about your health.

Consider additional factors

Bone structure, underlying medical conditions, and lifestyle habits can all influence weight and overall well-being.

Global concern

Rising BMI rates worldwide highlight the need for effective weight management strategies and personalized healthcare.

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