Highest Cardiovascular Mortality for Normal BMI, Central Obesity

Last Updated: August 29, 2012.
Mayo Clinic:

Mortality higher for those with normal BMI, high waist-to-hip ratio than for obese based on BMI

Individuals with a high waist-to-hip ratio and normal body mass index have the worst cardiovascular mortality, according to a study presented at the annual European Society of Cardiology Congress, held from Aug. 25 to 29 in Munich…