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BMI: Time to Measure Up

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The BMI or Body Mass Index is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. While it does not measure body fat directly, research has shown it is correlated. It is a good assessment of overweight and obesity, which can be done in the comfort of your own home. However it is not a diagnostic and you should consult your physician should you have a concern. To measure BMI for children, we recommend reading this article from the CDC website: Measuring Children's Height and Weight Accurately At Home. How to measure your BMI: Enter your height and weight below in cm and kilos (use conversion formula below) Enter age and sex Select your activity factor   Example: Weight = 68 kg = 149.91 lbs. Height = 165...