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Which is more reliable, body mass index (bmi) or body fat percentage (bfp)?

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Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: For what?

Bmi doesn't take in to account your body type (ectomorph, etc).
Body fat percentage will. What you are using the number for is what matters.

In brief: For what?

Bmi doesn't take in to account your body type (ectomorph, etc).
Body fat percentage will. What you are using the number for is what matters.
Thank