Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Calculate your BMI wih the BMI table

One of the best indicators is your Body Mass Index (BMI), which you can find in the table below.
Just run your mouse pointer down the left column to your height, then across to your weight. Your BMI is the boldfaced number directly above or below your weight.
In the example shown, someone 5' 6" who weighs 186 pounds has a BMI of 30. That's overweight, but not quite obese.
BMI table
BMI table courtesy of www.dietpower.com

The Healthy zone (in green) is where the average person's health risks are lowest. Your healthiest weight may vary, however. Ask your doctor.

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