Association of body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat among BMI-defined non-obese middle-aged individuals: Insights from a population-based Canadian sample

Middle-aged individuals classified as normal by BMI may be overweight/obese based on measures of %BF. These individuals may be at risk for chronic diseases, but would not be identified as such based on their BMI classification. Quantifying %BF in this group could inform targeted strategies for disease prevention.

Year of Publication: 2017

Authors: Kelsey Collins, Behnam Sharif, Claudia Sanmartin, Raylene Reimer, Walter Herzog, Rick Chin, Deborah Marshall