BMI Measurements Are a Starting Point, Not a Goal

BMI Measurements Are a Starting Point, Not a Goal

Share on Pinterest Critics say BMI isn’t necessarily a good measurement for women or People of Color. Igor Alecsander/Getty ImagesSome experts say body mass index (BMI) is a good starting point for people to assess their overall health. It’s a common practice for those focusing on weight and health: Clicking on an online tool to estimate your body mass index (BMI). Still, obesity and weight-health experts say BMI is a worthy data point to help guide the overall treatment of patients. For that reason, the BMI hurts every body,” DeCaro told Healthline.

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