Did you know with the increase of BMI the chances of dying increase? Yes, this is true! According to the study conducted on group of 1.46 million white and non-smokers over a period of 10 year, some shocking revelations came into light. The correlation between BMI and chances of death is disturbing.
People with BMI less than 25 have the least chances of dying. With BMI between 25 to 29.9, the likelihood of death increases by 13%. For BMI between 30 and 34.9 the risk increases by 44%. For BMI over 40, the risk increase by 150%. And this data is just for white nonsmoking females.
The likelihood will be more pronounced for other ethnic groups. So think twice before you plunge for the second helping in the next holiday gathering.