Body mass index, height: 3 feet 11 inches with weight: 0 stones 327 pounds
Risks of 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,:
Begun way back in 1830, 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.
b m i Prime is a variation of the Quetelet index. Put simply, if you have a Prime of less than 0.74, you are underweight. If your prime is more than 0.74 and less than 1.00, your weight is ideal. If your bmi prime is more than 1 you are down as being overweight.
Do the sums
Measure your BMI with the formula below
- BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
- BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)
BMI calculations do not differentiate between muscle mass and fat mass.See wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more information