Eivind Meland (IMAGE) The University of Bergen Caption A new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the way young people view their bodies have a great impact on their BMI. The eager to be fatter was associated with getting thinner, and the eager to lose weight was associated with body mass gain as compared with peers who were content with their body. Credit Eivind Meland Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.