[ExI] Problems with the BMI
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 09:19:03 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 11:08 AM, BillK<pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you're underweight for a long time you may be more likely to
> develop long-term health problems, such as osteoporosis and damage to
> your heart.
> Underweight women often have no menstrual bleeding (amenorrhoea) and
> may have difficulty getting pregnant. Underweight men are likely to
> have poor semen sperm quality.
It is probably difficult in most cases to insulate denutrition
problems from malnutrition problems.
I hear that in spite of aggressive supplementation, those on a severe
caloric restrictions are less, as it should be expected, less
performant in physical activities involving muscle power, have a lower
libido, and are less resilient to cold.
But this is still quite anedoctal...
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