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What is the ideal relation between body weight and height?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Body Mass Index
The BMI is an accepted, formula generated number that addresses the height-weight relationship.
The formula is: (703 x weight in lbs.)/height in inches squared. Ideal BMI is between 18.5 to 24.9.

In brief: Body Mass Index
The BMI is an accepted, formula generated number that addresses the height-weight relationship.
The formula is: (703 x weight in lbs.)/height in inches squared. Ideal BMI is between 18.5 to 24.9.
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