t has become classic that doctors make use of BMI - Body Mass Index to assess body weight.
A Body Mass Index (BMI) of 18.5 to 25 is considered to be healthy.
If your BMI is just above 25, you are likely becoming overweight and may need healthy dieting tips and weight loss.
BMI of above 30 is obese, hence not healthy, there is need for healthy diets, and weight loss diet and fitness exercise to achieve weight loss.
BMI of above 40 is morbidly or pathologically obese, more weight loss efforts.
To get the correct calculation of your own Body Mass Index - BMI, you have to know your body weight in kilos - KG, Kilogram, and your head to crown of the feet height in meters, then use the guide as shown here to calculate your body mass index, BMI.
1. Multiply your height (H raise to power 2) by itself, for instance 1.7x1.7= 2.89.
2. Divide your body weight (e.g. 80KG) by the figure you got in 1. Above as shown in step 3 below.
3. 80 2.89= 27.7.
Then the body mass index becomes 27.7 as the measured or calculated BMI with respect to your height and body weight.
If you are over-weight, you cannot continue with your current eating and diet pattern, if you really want to lose weight, you have to follow simple course diets for weight loss and health.
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