BMI did not answer any questions regarding this particular case and Manfreda did not return calls for comment.
Well, the low body mass index (BMI) hegemony appears to be coming to an end.
Humans who live by the theory typically have a BMI of between 18 and 21 -- very thin by any world standard.
Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.
Obese people can make up to $1,000 to drop to a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) within a year.
By almost any other measure but BMI, we would almost certainly put him in the range of ideal health.
Roth reports having a BMI of 19.4—i.e., at the low end of the "normal" weight range.
In addition, the obese people…were all under a BMI of 35, which may have played a role.
Something like reducing obesity can be best done through preventive care that kicks in well before a person has a BMI in the 40s.
That BMI is an imperfect measure of body size is emphasized here as well.