What is BMI?
Body mass index (BMI) is a value based on a person’s weight, height, age, and sex. BMI measurement results can give an idea of weather where a person is at the right weight for their height.
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How to calculate BMI?
BMI calculation is based on a simple formula that uses a person’s weight and height.
The formula for BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person’s weight in kilograms and m2 is their height in meters squared. In simple format it would be
BMI = (Weight in Kilograms) / (Height in meters * Height in meters)
For example, if a person’s weight is 68kg and height is 172cm, then
BMI = 68 / (1.72 * 2) = 23
The BMI calculator indicates whether a person is healthy, underweight or overweight. If a person’s BMI is outside the healthy range, their health
The risk can be significantly increased.
BMI ranges for adults:-
BMI: weight status
Under 18.5: underweight
18.5 – 24.9: Normal or healthy weight
25.0 – 29.9: Overweight
30.0 or more: Obese
Health risks of weight gain:-
increased blood pressure and cholesterol and triglyceride levels
it can cause diabetes and other health problems
hypertension or high blood pressure
type 2 diabetes
coronary heart disease
sleep apnea and breathing problems
Health risks for low birth weight babies:-
malnutrition, anemia or vitamin deficiency
Osteoporosis due to too little vitamin D and calcium
Decreased immune system
fertility problems due to irregular menstrual cycles
growth and development problems in children and adolescents
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