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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Body Mass Index: Bmi – body mass index bmi is used to find out if a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Body mass index: It is measure of the relation of height to body weight. Consult this site to calculate your BMI. If it is above 25, you are overweight.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Its a good bmi- but i wouldn't want you to be much thinner than that.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Body mass index: Body mass index is a calculated number using the following formula: (703 x weight in lbs.) divided by height in inches squared. Ideal bmi is betwee ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Body mass index: The categories normal, overweight, and obese are defined by the body mass index (BMI) which is a measurement that looks at one's weight in comparison ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Diet: Calories count when addressing weight,You need to subtract 500 calories a day from your current intake to lose one pound in a week. It's best to consu ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Overweight / obesity: Optimal bmi is 20-25 kg/m2. Overweight is 25-30, obese is more than 30. However, this is a guide, and individuals may vary. Bmi is just weight/heig ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
BMI: Body mass index (bmi) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. Bmi provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Best BMI: The healthiest is <25. Those with this BMI OR LESS live the longest and healthiest on the average. Data that lowering your BMI to this will give ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
BMI is 18.5 to 24.9: BMI: Underweight: Your BMI is less than 18.5. Healthy weight: Your BMI is 18.5 to 24.9. Overweight: Your BMI is 25 to 29.9. Obese: Your BMI is 30 or h ... Read More

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