The Body Mass Index is an outdated model of measurement that was never meant for individuals. And yet your height and weight are recorded and used to determine if you’re healthy or not by your doctors and insurance companies. But did you know that it was created by a mathematician? And the original data collected was only on white men? Yeah, me neither, which is why today we’re diving deep into the BMI and why it’s totally BS.

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 What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why the BMI is BS
  • The science and history behind the calculation
  • And why it does more harm than good

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