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What is the meaning of BMI ?

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In brief: Body Mass Index

It si a factor of your height and weight.

In brief: Body Mass Index

It si a factor of your height and weight.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Kim Fagan
BMI = weight in kg / height in m2 Even easier are the numerous BMI calculator available online.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Body mass index

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.

In brief: Body mass index

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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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