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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience 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
49 years experience 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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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight:height.: The BMI is simply your weight with respect to your height - an overly simplistic and thereby essentially flawed assessment of your health. It's a bit ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Yes: Its a good bmi- but i wouldn't want you to be much thinner than that.
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on your mindset. If you are happy with this weight, are not trying to lose and are feeling good about yourself, this is at the low end ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience 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
33 years experience 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 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience 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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience 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 29-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
57 years experience 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 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience 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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