Bmi Weight Classes

Bmi Weight Classes
Bmi Weight Classes

BMI stands for Body Mass Index and uses your height and weight to determine risk factors for obesity and diseases such as cancer and diabetes
How to Calculate
To calculate your BMI by hand multiply your weight in pounds by 703. Share the result by the square of your height in inches. For example a 150-kg woman standing 5 meters 8 inches high would have the following formula: (150 x 703) / 682 = 22.8. BMI calculator is also available online.
Someone with a BMI that falls below 18.5 is considered underweight. A normal BMI is 18.5 to 24.9. An obese person is considered to have a BMI between 25.0 and 29.9 . And those with a BMI of 30.0 and above is classified as obese
What it means
Your Body Mass Index is an estimate of how much body fat you have. The higher the BMI the greater the susceptibility to diseases and conditions such as heart disease cancer and high blood pressure.

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