Weight: 0 stones 270 pounds with height: 4 feet 11 inches

## Health problems from being overweight

*These consequences are related to obese adults*

A BMI greater than 25 (

*overweight*) or a Body Mass more than 30 (

*obese*) gives you a real risk of diseases and health conditions, including,:

## BMI Origins

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

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 simple maths

Behind the scenes of BMI

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

## BMI limitations

Body Mass formulations do not take into account physical characteristic variants.

*More information here wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more details*.