What Exactly Is Your Body Mass Index?

Your Body Mass Index doesn't tell you what your body fat percentage is, it is a statistical value that is calculated based on your weight and height to determine how healthy you are.

The standard weight status categories associated with BMI ranges for adults are shown in the following table.

Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 – 24.9 Normal
25.0 – 29.9 Overweight
30.0 and Above Obese

For a statistical explanation visit Wikipedia.com or you can just Click here for a more elaborate explanation of Body Mass Index

I do hope it is now clear that this information is only used to measure how healthy you are.

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