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What is the best method for determining ideal body weight?
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
In brief: BMI is ok
Bmi or body mass index is an ok way to calculate your ideal weight.
Using pounds and inches: bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 bmi prime is the bmi/25. This gives a percentage that you may be overweight (1.34= 34% overweight).

In brief: BMI is ok
Bmi or body mass index is an ok way to calculate your ideal weight.
Using pounds and inches: bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 bmi prime is the bmi/25. This gives a percentage that you may be overweight (1.34= 34% overweight).
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