Today we have seen reports from researchers that the obesity problem in the US may be much worse than originally thought.
They said using the Body Mass Index or BMI to determine obesity was flawed and under-estimated the issue.
Their study, published in the journal PLoS One, said up to 39% of people who were not currently classified as obese actually were.
The authors of the study said “We may be much further behind than we thought” in tackling obesity.
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