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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weigl, Julia; Holzapfel, Christina 
Title:
[Body Mass Index makes headlines - When is mortality rate lowest?]. 
Abstract:
"People with obesity live longer" - headlines like these are common. Recently published epidemiological studies however provide new food for thought: how is a body mass index (BMI) in the overweight range associated with total mortality? There are many studies showing that a BMI outside the normal range is associated with a higher total mortality. In contrast, there are indications that a BMI in the overweight range is associated with a lower mortality rate. These observations should be interpre...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
141 
Journal issue:
14 
Pages contribution:
1040-1 
Language:
de 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Ernährungsmedizin