Thursday, October 4, 2007

BMI Photos

via Feministe

These are pictures of different people the the BMI spectrum.

Examples of "overweight":

And she's almost "obese"?

Anyway, I'd wax poetic about this subject, but I encourage you to just read Jill's response on Feministe.

This is also the problem I have (and I know I'm not alone) with a lot of weight-loss reality TV shows. They don't account for muscle gain! When most people start an exercise program, there's a little bit of fluxuation as they drop fat and gain muscle.

You can't deny that there are overweight people who are "healthier" than people of "normal" weight.

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