Imperial Body Mass Index Calculator
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Body Mass Index Prime is method of using the results of the BMI calculations to quickly and easily rank a person into a category. Eg:
 BMI Prime less than 0.74 = Underweight.
 BMI Prime greater than 0.74 and less than 1.00 = Optimal weight.
 BMI Prime greater than 1 = Overweight
Perfectly normal, obese or underweight. This check will give you the answer in a few seconds.
Health risks from being overweight
These risks are linked with overweight and obese adults
Adults whose BMI is greater than 25 (overweight) or with a BMI greater than 30 (obese) have an expanded risk for varied diseases and health conditions, including,: Diabetes mellitus type 2 (high blood sugar)
 Coronary heart disease (plaque buildup along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart)
 Stroke (loss of brain function due to a disturbance in the blood supply to the brain)
 Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease)
 Sleep apnea and respiratory problems (problems breathing during sleep, chest and lung problems)
 Some cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon)
 Hypertension (heightened blood pressure)
 Dyslipidemia (heightened LDL cholesterol, reduced HDL cholesterol)
 Gallbladder disease (gallstones, disruption of bile functions )
Body Mass Index Formula
You can use the following formula to calculate your BMI:

BMI = weight(kilograms) / height^{2} (metres^{2}) (Metric Units)
BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height^{2} (inches^{2}) (Imperial Units)