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How To Calculate Body Index Mass

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How can I calculate body mass index?

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Go online:
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Hi. You can calculate your BMI at:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm
All you'll need is your height (barefoot) and your naked weight.
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How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

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Height and weight:
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There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet.
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How do you calculate body mass index?

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Download an app.:
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If you have a smart phone these are several apps that can do this for you.
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How can you calculate body mass index?

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BMI IS A MEASURE:
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Of your weight in relation to your height. Remember that it is an "estimate" of body fat, and a fairly good gauge of your risk for diseases that increase with higher body fat. It is a "screening" tool, not a diagnostic tool.Weight is only one factor related to health risks, so many other factors are taken into consideration.
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How to calculate body mass index formula please?

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Bmi = [ weight in pounds divided by
(height in inches) x (height in inches) ] x 703
for example, a person who weighs 150 pounds and is 5 feet 3 inches tall has a bmi of 26.5.
[ 150 lbs. Divided by
(63 inches) x (63 inches) ] x 703 = 26.5.
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What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

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NHLBI:
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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.
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Want legit formula to calculate body mass index?

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Kg/m2:
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Bmi is a calculated value of your weight in kilograms (1kg=2.205 lbs) divided by you height in meters squared (1 meter=39.37 in). To square your height, multiply it by itself. I.E. 1.7 x 1.7. It's much easier to use one of the online bmi calculators where you just put in your height and weight and it does all the conversions and calculations for you.
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What is a good way to calculate body mass index?

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BMI:
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Is defined as body mass in kg divided by the square of your height in meters. If you don't want to do the math or need it in pounds/inches, there are thousands of bmi calculators on the internet or as phone apps.
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What's the best way for me to calculate body mass index for women?

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Body mass index (bmi) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. Bmi is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people.
Formula:
weight (lb) / [height (in)]2 x 703
calculate bmi by dividing weight in pounds (lbs) by height in inches (in) squared and multiplying by a conversion factor of 703.
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What is a good way to calculate the body mass index?

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BMI:
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Is defined as the individual's body mass divided by the square of their height. There are simple bmi calculators located all over the net and phone apps as well, .
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