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What Is a BMI Calculator?

Belgium statistician Adolphe Quelet (1796-1874) made several researches on obesity have proved that a person's body fat level can be evaluated with a measurement called body mass index, or BMI in short. This can also be termed as Quetelet Index or Body Mass Indicator. This evaluation is based on his or her height and body weight. BMI does not calculate body fat straightforwardly, but it associates very close to direct measures of body fat.

The BMI calculator is used to find out the body mass index of a person with the age of 20 or more.

BMI Calculator
Your Weight (kg): Your Height (cm):

Your BMI is:

Under 18 - You are very underweight and possibly malnourished.
Under 20 - You are underweight and could afford to gain a little weight.
20 to 25 - You have a healthy weight range for young and middle aged adults.
26 to 30 - You are Overweight.
Over 30 - You are obese.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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