Get rid of the BMI measurement system as it makes healthy people think they are obese
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The BMI weight measurement tool is a unreliable form of weight management, for young girls having their weight checked and being told they are obese when they are only 10 stone and fit size 12 dresses it is a very dangerous tool as it can lead to them not eating and dieting when it's not needed. I myself was told I was obese but I weigh 11 stone and stand at 6 foot, my weight was muscle not fat and this system does not account for these factors. I worked in pharmacy for ten years and saw this system get rolled out and back then we saw flaws in it. Please stop the use of this system as it is inaccurate and lowers alot of young people's self esteem
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