measure health

[Wow] Doctors Measuring Your Health WRONG?

How do you know if you’re healthy? 

You can go by how you feel… or how far you can run… or how many prescription drugs you’re taking.   

But how do doctors tell if you are healthy? 

There is common measure that doctors have been using for YEARS to make a snap decision on how healthy you are.  

The only problem? We’re starting to learn that this test isn’t all it’s been cracked up to be. 

Let me show you… 

Body mass index (BMI) is a traditional measurement doctors use to divide the healthy from the unhealthy. 

I’ve used it myself for years. 

BMI is a calculation where you divide a person's weight by their height and it gives you a number (there are many online calculators that will give you your BMI if you want to find out your number). 

If you’ve heard the statistic that two-thirds of people in the United States are either overweight or obese, they are using BMI. 

Here is what the numbers look like:

  • Underweight: Your BMI is less than 18.5
  • Healthy weight: Your BMI is 18.5 to 24.9
  • Overweight: Your BMI is 25 to 29.9
  • Obese: Your BMI is 30 or higher

Insurance companies, health organization, doctors…  all use BMI to determine health. 

But should they be using it? Should I or any other doctor be using it?

That’s where things get interesting… 

A recent set of studies has found that the distribution of fat (where you store fat) – rather than the total amount — may give us more clues about the risk of conditions such as insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and even some cancers.

Belly fat is particularly harmful, research shows, with some studies showing it can raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease.  

So, it might be time to throw away BMI and focus on belly fat instead. 

What do you do if you have too much belly fat? 

Dr. Scott’s Plan to Destroy Belly Fat: 

  • Blood sugar is one of the biggest factors in belly fat storage. Control your blood sugar by limiting sugars and other carbohydrates. You can also help your body control blood sugar by using the mineral chromium, and the herbs berberine, garcinia, and sphaeranthus.
  • Protein, especially good quality proteins (such as beef, fish, chicken etc.), is great for balancing blood sugar. 
  • Alcohol is another belly-fat promoter. Yes, a beer-belly can be caused by beer.  Reduce or eliminate alcohol from your diet as much as possible. 
  • Exercise is a great way to build muscle and lose belly fat.  It helps to burn calories and balance blood sugar. 

Health and Happiness,

Scott Olson

Dr. Scott Olson

Ed. Note: Please send your feedback: feedback@livingwelldaily.com – and click here to like us on Facebook.

Dr. Scott Olson

Written By Dr. Scott Olson

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

View More Free Articles

senior man

Regrow Your Hair?! (EASY)

Dr. Scott Olson reveals how to regrow your hair.

Read This

measuring waistline

MELT up to 4x More Fat?! (It’s Possible)

If you’re like most of us, getting rid those first five pounds is a breeze. You just skip dessert… add in a few extra steps… and voila!  You’re a little lighter. But it’s the next five or ten pounds that can really be tough. It’s at this point, you spend your days eating bunny food… and chained to the...

Read This

cells

Wonder Compound STOPS Aging

Dr. Scott Olson reveals how to stop aging.

Read This

eye doctor visit

Tiny Fruit STOPS Blindness

Dr. Scott Olson reveals the one fruit you should eat everyday for eye health.

Read This

happy couple

Age in Reverse?! (Seniors ONLY)

Dr. Scott Olson reveals a “youth pill” that helps seniors age in reverse!

Read This

testoteron

[Alert] Never Take Testosterone! (Here’s Why)

Dr. Scott Olson reveals who to boost your testosterone naturally.

Read This

senior couple working out

Be STRONG at Any Age (Here’s How)

Dr. Scott Olson reveals how to keep your body strong no matter your age.

Read This

3d brain image

Dr. Scott’s Brain Defense Protocol

Dr. Scott Olson reveals his brain defense protocol.

Read This

measuring waistline

EXPOSED! The TRUTH About Weight Loss Surgery!

Dr. Scott Olson reveals the truth about weight loss surgery

Read This

glucometer

Is Your Blood Sugar High? (Here’s How to Tell)

Dr. Scott Olson reveals the telltale signs of blood sugar issues.

Read This