Who's fat now?

September 1998
Women's Sports & Fitness (10996079);Sep/Oct98, Vol. 1 Issue 11, p32
Editorial. Opposes the first federal obesity guidelines in the United States called body-mass index or BMI. Details on BMI; Ineffectiveness of BMI; Health benefits of being moderately active regardless of one's weight.


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