Nutrition Q & A
What Does BMI Mean? Will It Tell Me My Ideal Body Weight?
BMI stands for "body mass index." It is a measure of your weight in relation to your height. BMI is an assessment tool for determining whether your weight falls within one of four categories:
|Underweight || BMI is under 18.5|
| Healthy Weight|| BMI is 18.5 to 24.9|
| Overweight || BMI is 25 to 29.5 |
| Obese || BMI is above 30|
Remember, one size does not fit all. Other factors such as body build, age and ethnicity are not considered in this equation.
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