Sunday, August 19, 2012

Body Mass Index, BMI,

Body Mass Index, BMI, is a measurement of body fat calculated from a person's height and weight. This is applied to both men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 years. BMI indicates the body fat, and
is a primary method of screening and anticipating health problems.

Underweight = <20
Normal weight = 20–24.9
Overweight = 25–29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

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