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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
BMI: Bmi is a calculation of mass in weight- lbs divided by height in inches. It does not, however, calculate body fat!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Use a chart: The easiest way is to use a chart.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
BMI Chart: Here is a formula.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
See image: Using the attached image, you can find your height and weight and see if you are in a healthy range. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and muscle ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
And the formula is:: English formula bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 metric formula bmi = ( weight in kilograms / ( height i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 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
48 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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 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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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 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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