Date 2011/6/9 0:00:00 | Topic: Umum

Do you know your Body Mass Index (BMI)? BMI is used to estimate your total amount of body fat. It is calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms by your height in metres squared. Using your BMI, you can determine whether you are overweight, underweight or of ideal weight.

The BMI acts as a general guide but remember there may be reasons to modify the interpretation and you should discuss this with your doctor if you were concerned.

Use this interactive BMI calculator to get your BMI result.
1. Enter your height in centimetres     cm
2. Enter your weight in kilograms     kg

Your BMI    
BMI* What your BMI result indicates
Less Than 18.5 UNDERWEIGHT
Your are under optimum weight for your height. You could afford to gain a little weight.
18.5-22.9 NORMAL RANGE
You have a healthy weight for your height.
You are over optimum weight for your height. You may be facing health problems, so losing some weight would be a good idea.
27.5 and above OBESE
You are over optimum weight for your height. You may be facing health risks, so see your doctor to help you achieve a healthier weight.
*BMI Cutoff for Asians
Kurnia shall not be held responsible for any inaccuracy of calculations. The above information is not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice in diagnosing or treating a health problem. Please consult with your doctor about your health care concerns.

This article comes from Laman Web Rasmi Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Kelantan

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