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Your Body Mass Index (BMI) And Body Fat by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:34pm 1 Comment Many people are confused about what Body Mass Index (BMI) means as it relates to body fat. Keep in mind that it is just one tool to use when you are looking at your health. Scientists use BMI as a research tool to make objective comparisons as to how fat a person is. A person with a BMI of 25 or above is considered overweight and a BMI over ... Read on »
BMI – What is the Body Mass Index? by Bill .. Posted Tue 08 Apr 2014 4:36pm Body mass index – or BMI When it comes to physical fitness, one often hears that term Body Mass Index or BMI. The is a number that indicates your overall physical condition. This number is based on your height versus your weight and basically expresses your ideal weight based on your height. This number does not however take int ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) and Risk of Death by Carol Dunlop Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 3:57am BMI, its all you read about everywhere. I am not all that sold on using BMI as one of the indicators for your fitness because there is a lot of controversy around it, but this infographic is pretty interesting. I actually did a episode on this topic for the Fit4Life Radio show. Check it out, Listen to internet radio ... Read on »
Watch Your Weight and Know Your Body Mass Index (BMI) by Korkut V. Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:04pm From the Calorie Control Council website: Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the ways to determine when extra pounds translate into health risks. BMI is a measure which takes into account a person’s weight and height to gauge total body fat in adults. Someone with a BMI of 26 to 27 is about 20 percent overweight, which is generally believed ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator by Deni P. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:03am 1 Comment Body Mass Index (BMI) is used for a measure of body fat based on height and weight, and can be a good measurement of your current fitness level.  Enter your height and weight below to calculate where your BMI currently sits. BMI is one of the mose efficient determinents when extra pounds may mean higher health risks.  The higher the BMI, the g ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Body Mass Index Calculator: Obesity is determined by measuring body weight and fat. There are different ways of calculating body fat. Body mass index (BMI) is one of the best methods used to measure body fat. It is a simple tool that helps to figure out the amount of excess body fat and the associated risks of carrying this extra weight. ... Read on »
Increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) Raises Heart Disease Risk by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Sun 27 May 2012 10:09pm Posted on May 25, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular | Weight and Obesity | Body Mass Index (BMI) has been long recognized as a risk factor for heart disease, and Danish study data ... Read on »
BMI stands for Body Mass Index. ... by Shelley .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 4:37pm BMI stands for Body Mass Index. What the BMI weight loss calculator does is that it shows the relationship between a person’s height and weight. BMI weight loss calculator, measure your height and weight. Then use the following equation: weight / (height in feet x height in feet). You can use this equation to measure your BMI yourself ... Read on »
'Body mass index (BMI)' in Canadian population - McMaster study by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:35pm Validity of self-reported height and weight for measuring prevalence of obesity - Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Mahshid Dehghan, Anwar T Merchant, James Rainey, McMaster University In the first study to compare self-reported and measured body mass index (BMI) in the Canadian population as a whole, McMaster University researchers show that the prevalen ... Read on »
Body Mass Index and Suicide by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:40pm On the heals of my last post, I thought I would highlight a recent question that was asked in the March 2009 Issue of Obesity Research Journal: Why is Body Mass Index (BMI) adversely related to suicide?" Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States, but one of the two main causes of death related to anorexia nervosa (con ... Read on »