"We could save lives by getting rid of BMI", says Sara Chodosh. A frank article about how until now we have had no alternative to BMI.
Marina Wildt writes about the downfalls of BMI, with Specialist opinion from Melissa Kelly on the value of BVI:
Shape Magazine have featured BVI in their Weight Loss section, "Body mass index (BMI) has been widely used to assess healthy body weights since the formula was first developed in the 19th century.
You all know obviously BMI. But if, the Body Mass Index that allows to know whether or not we are overweight. Well, imagine that very soon, this index could disappear and be replaced by BVI, that is to say the Body Volume Indicator. So what does that mean? We tell you a little more!
Say goodbye to BMI – a Midlands tech company has launched a revolutionary 3D iPad app for health, fitness and wellness professionals that measures body fat with greater precision.