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Pari Dasgupta

Pari Dasgupta

Asked on 17 January, 2019

What is BMI?

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BMI or Body Mass Index is a measure of body fat, computed by taking into account- body mass and body height.

Navya Mehra

Navya Mehra

Asked on 17 January, 2019

How to calculate BMI?

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated by dividing body weight (in KGs) by square of body height (in meters). For example, of a person weighing 70 Kgs, with a height of 1.8 meters, the BMI would be equal to 70/1.8² = 21.6 (normal BMI).

Aaradhya Mehta

Aaradhya Mehta

Asked on 17 January, 2019

What are the different BMI categories?

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a BMI of less than 18.5 is considered underweight, 18.5 to 25 is normal, above 25 but less than 30 is overweight, while anything above 30 falls under obese category.

Amit Jaiteley

Amit Jaiteley

Asked on 17 January, 2019

How to maintain a healthy Body Mass Index?

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In order to keep risk of dreadful diseases and health issues at bay, maintaining a healthy Body Mass Index is crucial. Here are some tips to maintain a normal BMI: 1) Eat a balanced and nutritious diet, 2) Exercise regularly, 3) Take proper rest on a daily basis.

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