What is BMI? 

BMI stands for Body Mass Index. This is used to determine whether you are in a healthy weight range for your height. 

How to calculate BMI?

The body mass index (BMI) is a statistic developed by Adolphe Quetelet in the 1900’s for evaluating body mass. It is not related to gender and age. It uses the same formula for men as for women and children.

Bodyweight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared
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BMI = x KG / (y M * y M)

BMI Categories

Underweight = <18.5
Normal weight = 18.5–24.9
Overweight = 25–29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

BMI Calculator

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