Is BMI accurate to reflect true adiposity?

  title={Is BMI accurate to reflect true adiposity?},
  author={Lili Yang and Min Zhao and B. S. Xi},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
We read with interest the recent paper on body mass index (BMI) trends globally from 1975 to 2014 published in Lancet [1]. Both BMI and obesity increased dramatically during the past 40 years. However, BMI might be less accurate to reflect the true adiposity of one person. BMI doesn't reflect fat content and distribution. The paradox of the association… CONTINUE READING