What is another word for skinniness?

50 synonyms found


[ skˈɪnɪnəs], [ skˈɪnɪnəs], [ s_k_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_n_ə_s]

How to use "Skinniness" in context?

There is a thin line between healthy and unhealthy body image, with skinniness being at the high end of the unhealthy spectrum. Skinniness is narrowly defined as having a body fat percentage of less than 18 percent. What this means is that most people who are classified as thin by the standards of skinniness arelogged as having an unhealthy body fat percentage, which can be deadly.

The danger of skinniness is twofold. First, a dangerously thin body is extremely susceptible to chronic health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes.

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