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The higher your BMI, the greater your risks of heart disease, stroke, hypertension and diabetes. Discover whether your score is in the healthy range as we “decode” BMI.
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Weight is not just a number on a scale. Often, we fixate on some magic number. But the reality of optimal, ideal weight is much more complex.
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