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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 »
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 »
Understanding Body Mass Index by BerryRipe Posted Thu 17 Oct 2013 10:55am Are you having problems with your weight? A lot of people are troubled about their weight and learn about it by reading the needle off the weighing scale. However, it is not an accurate reading of your body weight . The body mass index is a screening tool to give an accurate measure of weight and height. Learning your body ... 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 »
FIND YOUR BODY MASS INDEX by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jun 2008 5:08pm The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a stastical measure of weight ranges. BMI is calculated by dividing your weight by your height. You shouldn't use BMI as a diagnosis - it's intended to give you an idea of how heavy you are relative to other people of your height. Try our BMI calculator to see if your weight falls within a healthy range. A BMI of unde ... Read on »
FIND YOUR BODY MASS INDEX by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 6:18pm The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a stastical measure of weight ranges. BMI is calculated by dividing your weight by your height. You shouldn't use BMI as a diagnosis - it's intended to give you an idea of how heavy you are relative to other people of your height. Try our BMI calculator to see if your weight falls within a healthy range. A BMI of u ... 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) 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 »