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How to Calculate your BMI

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BMI or Body Mass Index is a measurement that calculates the overall body fat ratio of an individual. Based on BMI estimation, an individual can be found underweight, normal weight or obese. This relies on four aspects – age, gender, weight as well as height.

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Are you in a healthy condition? Use this Free BMI Tool to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI).

Free BMI Calculator

Free BMI Calculator

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Your BMI is......

BMIClassification
less than 18.5: Underweight
18.5 - 24.9:Normal weight
25 - 29.9:Overweight
30 - 34.9:Class I Obese
35 - 39.9:Class II Obese
40 upwards:Class III Obese


Below is exactly how you can identify your BMI score:

  • BMI Score below 18.5 is Underweight.
  • BMI Score between 18.5 & 24.9 is Normal.
  • BMI Score between 25.0 & 29.9 is Overweight.
  • BMI Score Over 30.0 means Obese, and you have to take action as soon as possible.

Risks related with an overweight body

Being overweight increases the risk of several types of serious diseases and health conditions. Below is a list of health diseases, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • High blood pressure
  • Higher levels of LDL cholesterol, which is widely considered “bad cholesterol,” lower levels of HDL cholesterol, considered to be good cholesterol in moderation, and high levels of triglycerides
  • Type II diabetes
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Osteoarthritis, a type of joint disease caused by breakdown of joint cartilage
  • Sleep apnea and breathing problems
  • Certain cancers (endometrial, breast, colon, kidney, gallbladder, liver)
  • Low quality of life
  • Mental illnesses such as clinical depression, anxiety, and others
  • Body pains and difficulty with certain physical functions
  • Generally, an increased risk of mortality compared to those with a healthy BMI

Generally speaking, a human being should try to maintain a BMI score below 25, however a consultation at a medical professional clinic will determine whether or not they need to make any changes to their lifestyle in order to be healthier.

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Free BMI Calculator

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Your BMI is......

BMIClassification
less than 18.5: Underweight
18.5 - 24.9:Normal weight
25 - 29.9:Overweight
30 - 34.9:Class I Obese
35 - 39.9:Class II Obese
40 upwards:Class III Obese
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