What is BMI and how BMI is calculated?

BMI stands for body mass index and provides the easy numeric measurement of a person’s thickness or thinness. It allows health professionals to discuss weight problems more fairly with their patients. BMI was designed to be used as an uncomplicated means of classifying average physically inactive populations, with average body composition. How BMI is calculated, we will get to know in this article.

How to calculate BMI

The BMI calculation is the ratio of an adult’s weight in kilograms to their height in meters squared. For example, A BMI of 20 means 20kg/m2.

Bmi is calculated by the formula of BMI = weight in kg/ (height in meter)^2

BMI Calculator

You can calculate BMI by entering your data here

Ranges for BMI

below 18.5 the underweight range
between 18.5 and 24.9healthy weight range
between 25 and 29.9overweight range
between 30 and 39.9 in the obese range
BMI table

What is healthy BMI

A BMI score between 18.5 and 24.9 is a healthy weight rate.

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