Body Mass Index Calculator (BMI) Formula Metric System And British System

BMI Formula metric british obese Man

 

Body Mass Index Calculator

Enter the following data

Sex male female
Weight
Height
 
Results
Body Mass Index   kg/m2
Body Surface Area   m2
Lean Body Weight   kg =   lbs
Ideal Body Weight   kg =   lbs
Interpretation of the results
BMI < 18.5underweight
BMI 18.5 to 24.9healthy
BMI 25 to 29.9overweight
BMI 30 or more obese

Importance of Body Mass Index (BMI) in weight-loss and disease prevention

Body mass index (or BMI) is defined as the person’s body weight divided by the square of his or her height. Body mass index may be calculated using the formula below (BMI Calculator)

BMI is a crude method to estimate obesity

Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the ways to determine when extra fat accumulation translates into health risks. Body mass index is a measure which takes into account a person’s weight and height to gauge total body fat in adults. The higher the body mass index, the greater the risk of developing additional health problems. The following chart describes the various categories of obesity based on body mass index:

Heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure are all linked to being overweight and obese.

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