By Sven Enerbäck
The current widespread ‘globesity’ epidemic is associated with a number of serious and life-threatening diseases and public health challenges that
require urgent intervention. Current low-technology measures, such as body mass index (BMI), may provide useful population data that can be employed
in large-scale campaigns, but on an individual level measuring BMI has been shown to be less useful in targeted approaches to the maintenance of
health and disease prevention.