Dead Weight | Correlation Between BMI & Risk of Death [Infographic]

For those of us who are overweight, when we look in the mirror we know we need to lose weight to be healthier. But since we can’t “see” the adverse health affects of being overweight such as heart disease, diabetes, etc… until it is too late, our typical motivation for losing weight has more to do with physical appearance than truly improving our overall health.

Below is an infographic that might change your mind. Before eating that second helping, see how slight changes in your BMI can increase or decrease your chances of death in a 10 year period.

BMI and risk of death infographic

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Infographic courtesy of GOOD and Gregory Hubacek.