Body Mass Index
Body Mass index is measurement that compares a person’s height and weight. It is a helpful tool to estimate a person’s healthy body weight. It also allows for a more formal definition of obesity (BMI > 30).
BMI = Weight (kg) / Height² (kg²)
What is your Body Mass Index?
|Category||BMI range kg/m²||BMI Prime|
|Less than 16.5||less than 0.66|
|Underweight||from 16.5 to 18.5||from 0.66 to 0.74|
|Normal||from 18.5 to 25||from 0.74 to 1.0|
|Overweight||from 25 to 30||from 1.0 to 1.2|
|Obese Class I||from 30 to 35||from 1.2 to 1.4|
|Obese Class II||from 35 to 40||from 1.4 to 1.6|
|Obese Class III||over 40||over 1.6|