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How do I calculate my bmi?

How do I calculate my bmi?

Use this link: You'll need your height & weight. Then go follow this link: http://nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/ and input your numbers into the calculator and it'll show you your bmi. On the side of the page you'll also see the general guides for what a healthy bmi range is. Keep in mind this categorization isn't perfect and some people will fall a little outside the normal range, but still be okay. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Body Mass Index (Definition)

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


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How do you calculate average bmi?

How do you calculate average bmi?

Calculate BMI: Use the formulas in chart and then compare with a chart. ...Read more

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What can I do to calculate my bmi?

What can I do to calculate my bmi?

Use weight & height: 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 to her height. Tall people are allowed to weigh more than short people are. Bmi calculators are available at the doctor's office and also on the internet. An adult with a BMI of 18.5-24.9 is normal, 25-29.9 is overweight, and 30 or more is obese. ...Read more

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How does a nurse calculate your BMI?

Calculator, nomogram: Hi. Most of us use an app on our smart phone or tablet that is dedicated to BMI calculation...plug in height and weight, and presto, out comes BMI. There are older nomogram tables that some people still use. ...Read more

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How do you calculate to obtain an accurate BMI value?

How do you calculate to obtain an accurate BMI value?

Use a calculator : There are so many online calculators now for bmi that you don't have to do the calculation yourself. If you choose to, the formula is: bmi = weight in kilograms / (height in meters x height in meters) . That is ( weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared). I hope that the attached table is helpful. ...Read more

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Can you please explain BMI and what does it calculate?

Can you please explain BMI and what does it calculate?

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 better when used in combination with body fat measurement. That being said, a high BMI might be associated with diabetes and heart disease amongst other health conditions. ...Read more

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How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

Height and weight: There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

NHLBI: Try this website: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers. ...Read more

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Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more