Imperial Body Mass Index Calculator
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Devised all the way back in way back in 1830, the BMI is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height.
This BMI test will quickly show if your weight is perfect, severely underweight or obese.
Health consequences of obesity in adults
These consequences are related to overweight and obese adults
Adults whose BMI is greater than 25 (overweight
) or whose Body Mass Index is greater than 30 (obese
) have a heightened risk for divers diseases and health conditions, including,:
Body Mass Index Formula
You can use the following formula to calculate your BMI:
BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)