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BMI graph weight and height 4 ft 11 in 270 lb

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