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Bmi Calculator Resources

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Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  Read more

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Is BMI an accurate judge of health?
Updated 6/23/2014 9:51:48 AM

I'm 4 feet 11 and have been maintaining a weight of 57kgs for a couple of years. My BMI is roughly 25.6. I'm considered moderately obese. The healthy range is 18 to 23. That means I have to lose about 20 to 30lbs to be healthy! Really?! ...  Read more

I just calculated my BMI
Updated 6/27/2014 5:16:10 PM

Okay, two steps forward and one step back. I have been doing really well this month with sticking to an active lifestyle and eating well. I think I have lost about 9 pounds. Progress! I am also set on getting 1,000 fitness minutes in the month of Jun...  Read more

BMI Hatred
Updated 5/12/2014 8:24:35 AM

I hate the BMI. I've hated the BMI since High School. I know that many dieticians, nutritionists, and just the general public use it as a means to measure obesity. I personally think it's a terrible tool. It's not just because mine is so high...  Read more

Article in NYT about BMI, fit vs. fat
Updated 4/15/2014 8:28:45 AM

Good article examining utility of BMI, importance of belly fat, etc. well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/14/a-number
-that-may-not-add-up/?_php=true&_type=
blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=health
?src=dayp&_r=1&...  Read more

Reached "Overweight BMI" level-Woohoo!
Updated 6/12/2014 6:04:25 PM

First time since 2008 that I am out of the Obese BMI level!!! It has taken me nearly 6 months to get here but I am so glad and feeling so much better!!! Onward now to my normal BMI level --- hope to be there in three more months 386 381 521...  Read more

working out 6 days a week

My bmi has gone down from 30 down to 23.2 in just four months...  Read more

Eating Out

Checking out a restaurant menu and evaluating my choices with the nutrition calculator before going allows me to stay on track ....  Read more

Get to Your Normal BMI!

This team is to challenge us to get to our normal BMI of 24.9 or lower! Let's do it!...  Read more

Employee Benefits: The Less You Weigh, The Less You Pay?

With health care costs rising more each day, employers are constantly looking for ways to lower their expenses and give employees incentives for healthy behaviors. Whole Foods has launched a new program for their employees called the Team Member Hea...  Read more

Lose Weight or Don't Graduate

A handful of college students slated to graduate this spring may not be getting their diplomas after all. And it isn't because they did not meet their academic requirements to graduate, but because they failed to take a class to help them lose weight...  Read more

BMI calculator

Was checking out BMI calculators and found this one. Thought I'd post it here so I don't have to search all the time. www.halls.md/body-mass-index/av.htm My BMI has dropped 3.5 since November. 30 Still a long way to go....  Read more

New BMI Calculator

Here is a link to a calculator using the new BMI. http://people.maths.ox.ac.uk/trefethen/b
mi_calc.html...  Read more