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Bmi Chart For Teens
Yes: Bmi for teens and children is differnt for that of adults. Teens and children's bmis are gender and age specific. For more information, check out www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_bmi/about_childrens_bmi.Html the site has bmi charts and bmi calculator for children and teens. ...Read more
Body mass index is also known as BMI. Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more
Calculation is same: The formula to calculate the bmi is the same for people of all ages. However, the standards of how much of the population is above a certain bmi number changes with age, location, ethnic background and overall health. A 13 year old with a bmi of 22 may be way at the top of the obesity scale, while, for an adult, a bmi of 22 is just middle-level overweight. ...Read more
BMI charts: BMI charts are very good for measuring body mass index - (BMI). The BMI range should be 20-25 but a bit higher might be OK. The most informative way is to get your weight without clothing on (at home of course). and get your height measured without shoes off. Of course your BMI will be lower if you have your height measured wearing high heels. Not a good idea! ...Read more
Do you think the BMI chart for women in America is too lenient? Is it okay to go lower than the 18.5 BMI if I still have excess body fat?
BMI: A BMI of 18.5 is low, but the measurement has limitations. It is only weight/height (2) so people that are short/tall/chunky/small boned can all skew the numbers. Presumably you are over age 18, and not suffering from anorexia nervosa. Are you menstruating? You feel that you still have excess body fat. Suggest you let your physician help you with this determination. ...Read more
I want to reduce 10kgs. Please advice me a diet chart. I have quit chocolates, alcohol and run 5 days a week. As per my BMI I am 5kgs over weight.
Weight loss: Your start is admirable essentially you need to decrease total caloric intake watch items rich in fat and not filling ice cream soda cheese etc watch portion size try to get away from table less then full if uncomfortable drink diet soda or milk to fill if needed keep diet log donot eat on run reward once a week. ...Read more
At physical they always note my bmi. It is always over 30 plus. I argue with doc why he puts it in my chart. I am under 10% body fat bodybuilder ?
Don't think about it: Doctors record your normal weight, even when it is normal. We record normal heights, normal blood pressures, and lots of normal findings. Recording a normal bmi is part of that (and the government wants it recorded as preventive care, due to other's - not yours - weight problems). Medical data is going electronic, so bmi is now calculated from height and weight, regardless of what the doctor does. ...Read more
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