Tag: Body Mass Index

How to calculate BMI

How to calculate BMI

BMI is a commonly used measurement to calculate the healthiness of a person’s weight in relation to their height. BMI – or Body Mass Index – is a calculation involving weight and height in order to determine the amount of body fat in an individual and whether their height/weight ratio is appropriate. The BMI measurement [...]

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The Importance of BMI for Women

The Importance of BMI for Women

BMI is short for Body Mass Index. Doctors look at BMI for women to determine how much fat they have in their bodies as opposed to muscle or other bodily substances. A woman may need to lose weight, but the weight that’s lost should be fat. During starvation or fad diets, the body first gets [...]

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Working Out Your Optimum Body Mass

Working Out Your Optimum Body Mass

With the world becoming such a health conscious place, many people are curious to know how much they should weigh. Height, sex, age, muscle-fat ratio and bone density are all factors, which must be considered in order to determine this. One method to use is to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI), which deals with [...]

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