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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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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