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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    Just focus on size of belly/legs/arms and don't over think it 😉
    But a 5 would be getting overweight for a 6 foot woman and a 3/4 would be borderline overweight in a 4 foot person. :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    How tall are they?

    Edit: a 6 foot tall and a 4 foot person would be different on this scale
    They're all the same height, so it doesn't make a difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    How tall are they?

    Edit: a 6 foot tall and a 4 foot person would be different on this scale
    Not really though because proportionally they'd be the same. It's not like dress sizes. Both BMI and height to waist ratio look at the body proportionally.

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    3&4 healthy,
    5 overweight,
    6 and above obese

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    But a 5 would be getting overweight for a 6 foot woman and a 3/4 would be borderline overweight in a 4 foot person. :/
    You lost me sorry

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    Taller people carry extra muscle mass for everyday life. That is one reason why bmi is flawed for taller women and men.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    How tall are they?

    Edit: a 6 foot tall and a 4 foot person would be different on this scale
    It doesn't matter it's how tall when it's displayed like this, it's how the "fat" sits on the body. The only time height makes a difference is when discussing weight in KG. 60kg on someone 6 foot and someone 4foot would look different. This illustration could be someone 4 or 6 foot as the actual kg amount is not discussed.

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    1&2 underweight
    3& 4 healthy weight
    5 - overweight
    6 & 7 - obese
    8 & 9 - morbidly obese

    I too am boarder line with #4

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    Oooh thats tricky! I would say:
    1 - underweight
    2 & 3 - healthy weight
    4 & 5 - overweight
    6 & 7 - obese
    8 & 9 - morbidly obese.

    4 I could go either way - healthy or overweight.
    Pretty much this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    Ok let's have a test.

    On the below scale, can you identify which women on the scale are of normal weight, overweight and obese?

    Attachment 74392

    This test has been used to show evidence that people don't notice obese anymore as they have become to accustomed to it.

    I'll give the answer later tonight
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    1-2 underweight
    3-4 normal weight
    5 + obese/ overweight

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    Taller people carry extra muscle mass for everyday life. That is one reason why bmi is flawed for taller women and men.
    That still doesn't make sense. The body types shown here clearly show people with average muscle build and a varying degree of fat.


 

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