body mass index

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body mass index

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(medicine)
An estimation of the amount of fat stored in adipose tissue that can be calculated by dividing the body weight in kilograms by the square of the height in meters. Abbreviated BMI.
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Those considered obese have a body mass index of at least 30, equivalent to 180 pounds for an adult 5 feet 5 inches tall, according to the National Institutes of HealthAAEs BMI calculator. Healthy weight is defined as a BMI of less than 25, which means an adult who is 5 feet 5 inches tall must weigh less than 150 pounds, Lee said.
Running the Red Sox' current 25-man roster through a standard BMI calculator, for example, produces the startling news that nearly every member of the team is overweight, including aces Josh Beckett and Daisuke Matsuzaka, longtime hurler Tim Wakefield, and even the MVP second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
The website also includes a BMI calculator where parents can see if their child is a whether they would benefit.
(The National Institutes of Health has an online BMI calculator at www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi.) Being overweight can lengthen your recovery time and raise the risk of complications.
The CDC has developed an online youth BMI calculator to compute BMI and the corresponding BMI-for-age percentile and weight status category (apps.
For an online BMI calculator, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site at www.cdc.gov/ nccdphp/dnpa/bmi, enter your height and weight, and your BMI range will be computed for you.
The BMI calculator is only one guide about your overall health.
An on-line BMI calculator provides an easy way for visitors to check out their body mass index.
A simple, government-sponsored BMI calculator, along with other useful information, is available at www.consumer.gov/weightloss/(click on the "BMI Chart" button and go to the bottom of the page to find the calculator).