Lose the waist, not your weight

Your waist measurement should be less than half of your height

In Summary

• Body weight is misleading, as is BMI. Our weight is largely meaningless.

• Many people appear normal-weight on the outside, yet carry some extra weight around their middle.

Walk around the streets of Nairobi or Kisumu and observe the changing shape of Kenyan adults and children. Observe the disappearance of belts, hidden from view by large bellies. Observe the women who ...

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