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What is the relationship between BMI and BSA?

What is the relationship between BMI and BSA?

BMI and BSA: Body Mass Index (BMI) is available on the web and worth letting you know your BMI and the ranges for BMI that are reported.

Body Surface Area does not mean much to me but feel free to let me know what you learned. ...Read more

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 can BMI be different to height/weight chart?

How can BMI be different to height/weight chart?

H/W chart: Says what you should weigh for a given height. Bmi is a calculation that takes your sex, height and weight and calculates a number that you compare with ranges of normal vs obesity. ...Read more

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What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

About 120 lbs: One easy equation for weight is to be 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So for 5'4'' an average weight would be 120 lbs plus or minus about 10 lbs. If you are severely overweight you should not expect to get down to that weight though. ...Read more

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What is mean BMI or table for average weight by height for children?

What is mean BMI or table for average weight by height for children?

Tables online: There are many online bmi calculators you can download, entering the child's age, gender, weight and height. 5th-85th %ile is the range of normal. 25th-75th %ile is average. 85th-95th%ile is overweight. > 95th%ile is obese. <5th %ile is underweight. See http://pediatrics.About. Com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc. Htm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the average height/weight/bmi for a 10 year 8 month Asian girl?

Can you tell me about the average height/weight/bmi for a 10 year 8 month Asian girl?

Body mass index: There's a wide range of normal for weight & height that depends upon age, gender, ethnicity and other variables including nutritional status. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/bmi-calculator/itt-20084938 for a starting point. Also http://www. Webmd. Com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/weight/bmi/bmi-calculator. Finally, we talk in terms of BMI percentile in reference to kids so http://goo. Gl/DP6uuv ...Read more

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I am at the 8th percentile and BMI of 16.3 for my age, height, and weight. Is this underweight?

I am at the 8th percentile and BMI of 16.3 for my age, height, and weight. Is this underweight?

It would fall: In the underweight category, but may be appropriate for you. Have you discussed it with your doctor? ...Read more

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My bmi is 43.5 my height 5'10 age 19 water content is 36% I want to loose some serious weight what type of fruit should I eat or not?

My bmi is 43.5 my height 5'10 age 19 water content is 36% I want to loose some serious weight what type of fruit should I eat or not?

Any type: All fruit is healthy, and can be a part of a weight loss diet. It's a good idea to eat a variety of fruits, since different types have different nutrients in them. Fruits with a high water content - such as melon or grapefruit - can be useful in weight loss because the water makes you feel fuller but does not add calories. ...Read more

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My BMI is normal (about 22), but my body fat is high for my age & height (about 30% according to a digital scale). Do I need to lose weight?

Ask doctor: Check with your doctor or nutritionist. If there are metabolic illnesses in your personal or family history, you may wish to be more aggressive about body fat management. ...Read more

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I am 29yrs, height: 5'4" (1.63m), weight: 172lbs (78.0kg) and my BMI IS: 29.5 which shows I'm overweight. Pls how much kg do I need to loose. Thanks.

I am 29yrs, height: 5'4" (1.63m), weight: 172lbs (78.0kg) and my BMI IS: 29.5 which shows I'm overweight. Pls how much kg do I need to loose. Thanks.

Overweight: It would be wise for you to see a dietitian to help you control your weight. Won't happen overnight but good care from the dietitian will make you feel and look good! Your family and friends will recognize how well you are doing! ...Read more

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I weigh 105 kgs and my height is 5.8. According to BMI my weight should be maximum 70. Tell me natural ways to reduce? And my diet is also controlled.

I weigh 105 kgs and my height is 5.8. According to BMI my weight should be maximum 70. Tell me natural ways to reduce? And my diet is also controlled.

Cut All Sugar/CHO: Everyone's diet controlled, by them; but this does not mean good health long term. Sat. Fat promoted as unhealthy, ancel keys 1953, despite contradicting evidence. Keys cherry picked the data, fraudulent, & did not look at other factors. Study:"how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", nusi. Org. "lustig fatchance", etc. Weigh daily, document, experiment & see what works. ...Read more

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Need BMI or height to weight chart for men?

Need BMI or height to weight chart for men?

BMI chart for men: Take a look at the attached chart. ...Read more

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Hi my height is 5-2ft and my weight is 55kg my BMI 22 I guess. Is this healthy?

Hi my height is 5-2ft and my weight is 55kg my BMI 22 I guess. Is this healthy?

Lookin' good!: This looks pretty good. I recalculated your BMI and got the same thing. Normal weight is considered to be a BMI of 18.5 to 24.9, so you're right in the middle. Consider some measure of body fat, as well. Acceptable range for women is 25-31% body fat. Most important for health is to develop nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual balance and fitness. Good luck...you're on the right track! ...Read more

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Am I the ideal weight for my height and age if BMI is 25?

Am I the ideal weight for my height and age if BMI is 25?

Not exactly: Bmi 25 is close to 80th percentile for female adult and 75th for male. Bmi over 85th percentile is regarded as overweight. ...Read more

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My BMI says that I'm over weight for my height, what can I do about it?

My BMI says that I'm over weight for my height, what can I do about it?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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If my BMI says I'm under weight for my height, will this affect my fertility?

Possibly: Sometimes a too low of a bmi may affect ovulation. Have your physician check you for ovulation with ultrasound and progesterone. ...Read more

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I am around 88 kgs and my height is 5' 10" as per my BMI my weight should be around 75 so please tell d best way to reduce my weight?

I am around 88 kgs and my height is 5' 10" as per my BMI my weight should be around 75 so please tell d best way to reduce my weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I am 5ft 4in and weigh around 9st 4, so I'm told this is average for my weight/height ratio. But my BMI is above average, how do I reduce it?

Diet/exercise: Your weight is only slightly above normal. If you want to lose weight, the only thing that works is to eat less and exercise more. See a goo registered dietitian. ...Read more

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