Episode 3: How We Got Here: BMI Meets Death
A history of the development of the BMI (including how 'obesity' ended up on child growth charts), how we discovered there was a relationship with weight and death, and how a few powerful men gifted us the weight-centrism we have today.
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Supporting materials (further reading, commentary and self-test quiz) and podcast link for Episodes 3 of the Unpacking Weight Science Podcast.
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