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What Your BMI Means

BMI of 18.5 or below is considered underweight.

BMI of 18.6 - 24 is considered a healthy ratio.

BMI of 25 - 29.9 is considered overweight.

BMI of 30 or above is considered obese.


- What to do if you are overweight

- Health risk assessment and Body Mass Index

- Change your health habits for good

Source: Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. National Institutes of Health /National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1998. 

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