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How does optimal BMI change with increasing age?
In adulthood, being overweight is associated with a range of health problems including premature mortality. However, in old age, being overweight is associated with living longer. In this paper, we examine the ‘optimal’ BMI for selected health outcomes varies with increasing age.
Prof Wendy Brown
Dr Geeske Peeters
Prof Annette Dobson
Dr Gerrie-Cor Gast