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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Muscle mass is a better predictor of longevity than is BMI
Researchers analyzed BMI and muscle mass data from more than 3,600 seniors in a long-term study. And they tracked which seniors had died, a decade later. Turns out that BMI wasn't much good at predicting chance of death. But muscle mass was: more muscle meant better odds of survival.