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BMI stands for Body Mass Index. ...

Posted Sep 14 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 or use an online BMI weight loss calculator to do your work for you.

The BMI weight loss calculator is most reliable for people aging between 19 and 70, except those who are pregnant, women who breastfeed, body builders, competitive athletes, and those who are chronically ill.

Since the BMI weight loss calculator does not take into account your bodily composition, if you are undergoing a weight loss program that involves gaining or losing muscle, then the BMI might not be the best way to track your progress. A better way to track down your progress would be to see how your clothes fit.

Once you know your BMI, the results of a BMI weight loss calculator are as follows:

With BMI below 18.5, you are underweight.

With BMI between 18.5 and 24.9, you are of normal weight.

With BMI between 25 and 29.9, you are overweight

With BMI between 30 and 39.9, you are obese

With BMI over 40, you are morbidly obese

Your BMI allows you to determine if your weight, in relation to your height, falls along a healthy range.

As a general rule, the higher your BMI is, the higher your risk for developing certain diseases are.

Your risk even increases if your waist size is above 40 for men, and above 35 for women.

If you find out that you are obese or morbidly obese, you should consult your doctor so he could recommend a sensible weight loss program for you.

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