# Calculate my BMI

0 foot : Good body Check

5 feet, 181 lb, Imperial chart Body Mass

Body mass index, height: 5 feet 11 inches with weight: 0 stones 181 pounds

## The dangers of being overweight

These difficulties are tied to the fat and overweight

A BMI of greater than 25 (overweight) or a BMI more than 30 (obese) have a risk of diseases and health conditions, including,:

## BMI Prime

Devised in way back in 1830, the BMI is 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. BMI, sometimes known as the Quetelet index, is a measure used to estimate a person's body shape based upon a person' weight and height. It originated in Belguim around the 1840's by Adolphe Quetelet. It is a simple calculation based on your body weight divided by the square of their height.

## The BMI Formula

Behind BMI
• BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2)         (Metric Units)
• BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2)         (Imperial Units)

## BMI limitations

BMI calculations do not differentiate between muscle mass and fat mass.
See wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more information.