169 cm and 138 kg, good bmi

Don't worry about weight, great body mass 169cm is healthy

Height: 169 Centimeters (Centimetres cm) with weight: 138 Kilograms (Kilos kg)

## Being overweight is dangerous

*These dangers are associated with overweight and obese adults*

Adults with a BMI of more than 25 (

*overweight*) or whose BMI is higher than 30 (

*obese*) have an increased risk for a number of diseases and health conditions, including,:

## Details

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.
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.
## 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

BMI calcs ignore variation in physical characteristics.

*See wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more details*.