A Person’s Health, Not Their Weight Or Size, Should Determine Obesity: New Canadian Health Guidelines

Weight and BMI are not the right diagnostic tools to address and treat the chronic health issues that underlie and often cause obesity.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Aug 7, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.