The standard for measuring obesity—a BMI “body mass index” score—might underestimate the data.
In one study, 39 percent of the people classified as “non-obese” by BMI actually turned out to be obese when body fat percentage was taken into account! BMI can be misleading because it won’t tell you how weight is distributed. Whatever the number, there are simple ways to maintain a healthy weight for you. It starts with a high-fiber breakfast to kick up your metabolism, and an active lifestyle!