BMI is an inexpensive and easy screening method for weight category—underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity.
How is it calculated?
BMI (Body mass index) is a your weight in kg divided by the square of height in meters, so to make it simple for you click on the picture.
BMI cannot be fully accurate because it is a measure of excess body weight, rather than excess body fat. For instance, for someone who lifts weight in the gym will have the same weight but will have less of body fat. Same goes for athletes and bodybuilders.
Always remember weight is not the only parameter of health. It just gives you an idea of your health vs your weight. However, you body fat also plays a vital role. Eating healthy is the best choice to make for your diet. It is vital for good health and can reduce the risk of numerous chronic health conditions. Also helps maintain a healthy weight and fat in our body.
According to researchers, it is advised to have a healthy balance between your body fat and body weight. Skinny fat is a great example of being in healthy weight still has high body fat. Do click on the picture below to calculate your body fat.
“Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility. Save yourself.” – Naval Ravikant