Understanding normal Weight values


Part of a heart disease prevention program is attaining and maintaining an appropriate weight. But before you can imagine what you may have to do to accomplish this task you must first understand normal weight values and how they fit into your diet plan.   Obesity is an ever-growing problem in the world today. With increasing amounts of processed and

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Calculating BMI, Made Easy

Before we start calculating BMI, let’s discuss what BMI is, and what it isn’t. BMI, or the body mass index, is a tool that’s used to determine whether or not a person is at a normal weight for his or her height. It was invented between 1830 and 1850 by mathematician and scientist Adolphe Quetelet. Though it’s been almost 200

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All You Need To Know About the BMI Index

The BMI index was created in the early 1800s and is still used today to measure whether a person is in a healthy weight range. The BMI index is one of the few tools that is still used relatively unchanged 200 years after it was created. The BMI formula compares your height and weight to find out whether you are

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