Is BMI Obsession Necessary?

I understand that this country has a weight problem, but have doctors gone too far in trying to control it? Are they really looking at the right numbers?

As someone who once grappled with the beginnings of an eating disorder — thanks to an ex who shamed me into a size 0 without my even realizing it — I am especially aware of the scale. A week doesn’t go by where I don’t weigh myself and, if I don’t like the number…

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Marcia Frost

Marcia Frost

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A lifestyle journalist who was forced to slow down tennis, travel, food & wine coverage when chronic illness changed her life & career. Linktr.ee/MarciaFrost