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Whats The Lowest Bmi Ever
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
Whats the concept of BMI . And a set point Does that mean your body could have a fat set point. So your destined to be fat
Is the set point theory tru?
BMI : BMI is simple a calculation of a ratio of your weight to your height. Specifically, it is your weight in kg divided by your height in meters squared. A BMI over 40 is morbidly obese. If you weight 200 lbs and were 6 feet tall, that would be too bad, but if you were 200 lbs and were 5 feet tall, you would be very overweight. Even though both weigh 200 lbs, their BMI would be very different. ...Read more
Know body compositio: It is important not to confuse bmi with body fat. The bmi (body mass index) numbers are not percentages of body fat. If bmi is same but fat is decreasing. There are quite a few groups of people for whom bmi is not as accurate –- short women and muscular people, to name two. Bmi also varies according to some ethnic groups. Knowing body fat percentage is an improvement over bmi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Study findings appearing in the may 2010 issue of "obstetrics and gynecology" suggest that racial- and ethnic-specific bmi cutoff values are needed as current cutoffs fail to identify many whites and hispanics as overweight. Other diagnostic measures such as waist circumference and blood pressure should be used in combination with bmi to accurately determine health risk. Consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used to starve myself.My lowest BMI was 15.5.
Would I have done some permanent damages to the body?Shrunken/damaged/atrophied brain?Thin bones?
Anorexia: Generally not, but it is always possible. The big question is when you went on your radical diet, did you insure that you got some protein and some vitamins, which are always necessary. Otherwise, the body is very good at handling this kind of stress and will recover fully over time. This kind of dieting is very unhealthy. Better to just sustain a daily reduced calorie diet. ...Read more
The opposite: you are 20 years old skinny with low BMI you are the center of envy most women going to hate you for it if you feel healthy,energetic,able to exercise no sickness you are OK now if you think you are too skinny or pale you would like to gain weight see a doctor they will make sure you do not have any medical problem like anemia or thyroid or any other endocrine problem and help you to gain weight ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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