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Many people are familiar with the Body Mass Index (BMI) but there is more and more evidence suggesting that waist measurement is a better way of showing whether your weight is endangering your health.

Waist measurement not more than:

NZ European, Pacific Island & Maori Men


NZ European, Pacific Island & Maori Women


Asian and Indian Men


Asian and Indian Women


If your waist measurement is greater than those listed above you are at increased of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  You should discuss, with your doctor or dietitian how to effectively lose weight.