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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 »
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 (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 »
Weight Loss and Body Mass Index: What’s the catch? by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Jun 2013 10:33am Most of the time people live in illusion especially when it comes to their health. You may be one of these people who simply feel that your body is fit, however, when you check you would be surprised to see your clinical results. This is because many people do not consider obesity as a big problem, and you could even find some minority ... 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 »
NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of t ... Read on »
NIH Study Identifies Ideal Body Mass Index by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 7:26pm A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of the increased risk of death among people who are overweight a ... Read on »
NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 9:59pm NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of the inc ... 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 »