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Why Body Mass Index Is All Wrong

 

It Is Time to Throw BMI in the Trash Can!!!

 

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Since almost the inception of this blog I have been railing against Body Mass Index or BMI as a measure for obesity. I have written posts about BMI in five (5) separate posts.

The first time was on March 7, […]

The Nanny State Is At It Again

 

As if the NannyState is not intrusive enough these days along comes this.

In Massachusetts public schools are mandated by law to give every student a Body Mass Index (BMI) screening and report back to parents in writing their child’s weight and BMI score – the Fat Letter as it is being called.

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