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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
'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 Basics by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 3:38pm Many of you may be familiar with the concept of Body Mass Index (BMI), however, I occasionally receive questions about its utility and role in determining level of care. So...here are the basics about BMI... As you may know, body mass index (BMI) is a calculation of the ratio between a person's weight and height. Although it is often used  ... Read on »
BODY MASS INDEX by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:22pm What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated from a child's weight and height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fat for most children and adolescents. Your child's pediatrician should assess BMI at each well visit beginning at age two.For children and adolescents, BMI is age- and sex-specific and is often referred to as BMI-for-age. ... Read on »
What the Heck is BMI? by Tracy S. Facebook Posted Sat 28 Jul 2007 12:00am Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation of the ratio between your height and weight used as a guideline to determine good health. Note the word "guideline", it is not 100% accurate and does not work for everybody. For example, if you are very muscular, you will have a high BMI which might classify you as "obese". This is obviously not ... Read on »