Health Canada's new guidelines for body weight classification in adults: challenges and concerns

Lemieux, Simone; Mongeau, Lyne; Paquette, Marie-Claude; Laberge, Suzanne; Lachance, Brigitte
November 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p1361
Academic Journal
Deals with the challenges and concerns on the guidelines issued by Health Canada for body weight classification in adults in 2003. Definitions of underweight and overweight; Subcategories of the definition of body mass index.


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