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Healthy Waist Size & BMI

A burgeoning waist line may be doing more than keeping you out of your tight jeans; it could be shortening your life. Your waist s...
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Ways to Calculate BMI

When you go for a checkup, your doctor may measure your height and weight to determine your BMI -- or body mass index. This gives ...
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Is There an Ideal Weight for a 6'2" male?

At 6-foot-2 your ideal weight can fall into a nearly 50-pound ideal range. Even outside of this range your weight may still be hea...
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Risks of Having a BMI Above 30

Body mass index estimates your body fatness, using a ratio of your height to your weight. Although not a perfect measure for all a...
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BMI Measuring Instruments

The Body Mass Index is a simple tool that estimates body fatness using a mathematical formula. The only instruments necessary to m...
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Scales That Measure BMI

Your body mass index, or BMI, represents an estimation of your body fat. BMI scales weigh you, just like any other scale, and ask ...
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How to Calculate Accurate BMI for a Large Frame

Body mass index -- BMI -- is a measurement used by doctors to classify a patient as underweight, overweight or right on target. Bo...
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Is it Possible to Have a High BMI & Not Be Obese?

The body mass index, or BMI, is a tool that measures your body's fatness, which is an indicator of health. While BMI is useful...
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Body Mass Index & Blood Pressure

Your blood pressure is a good indication of the health of your cardiovascular system. When your blood pressure is high, your heart...
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How Bad Is a BMI of 34.7?

Doctors use body mass index, or BMI, to help determine who is overweight or obese. Although it isn't a perfect measurement, it is ...
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