What is your Body Mass Index?

What is your Body Mass Index? Body Mass Index or BMI is a number calculated from a person's height in inches or meters and weight in either pounds or kilograms, depending which measuring system you use. BMI can be an alternative for direct measures of body fat, and can be used as a screening tool to identify possible weight problems. However, please note that Body Mass Index is not a diagnostic tool. To determine if excess weight is a health risk, you would need to see a healthcare provider that would perform other assessments. Your BMI acts as an indicator of

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