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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 »
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 »
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)' 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 »
Determine What Your Weight Should Be – BMI Will Help by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 9:36pm The number you see on the scale is a good start to determine what your weight should be. That number does tell us a lot but it does not tell us everything we need to know. In fact, it is only half the battle. Knowing what your BMI should be is the best way to determine what your target weig ... 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 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 »