death risk

  • BMI and Risk of Death

    20-24.9: Healthiest BMI for longevity according to an NIH study

    15-18.5: Underweight BMI range associated with a 47 percent higher risk of death over 10 years

    30-34.9: BMI range associated with a 44 percent higher risk of death

    40-49.9: BMI range associated with a 250 percent higher risk of death