More factors than what you put into your body contribute to your weight. Your environment, genetics, metabolism, family history and your habits and behaviors all can contribute to your weight. The higher your weight and BMI, the higher your risk for developing breathing problems, gallstones, high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. If your BMI is too low, you’re at risk for bone loss, decreased immunity, cardiac abnormalities or iron-deficiency anemia.
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