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What is a healthy bmi

If you are carrying excess weight, you are storing up trouble

These difficulties are associated with obese and overweight adults

Adults with a BMI greater than 25 (overweight) or a BMI of more than 30 (obese) have a marked increase in risk for various diseases and health conditions, including,:

BMI Origins

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 is a variant of the Quetelet index. 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 probably overweight.

The maths

BMI is defined by the following formula
  • 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.