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- Website: Harvard School of Public Health
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The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat and compares your weight to your height. You have a healthy weight if your BMI is between 18.5 and 25. A greater waist size is also increases health risks, even for people who are not overweight.
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waist size, healthy eating, diet, exercise, obesity, abdominal obesity, visceral fat
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Rated on: 4/20/2015 3:55:28 PM
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