BMI – Body Mass Index - What is it and Why is it important

(BMI = A measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.)

For Optimal Health, your BMI should be between 19 and 24.

BMI Categories:
Underweight = ‹18.5
Normal weight = 18.5–24.9
Overweight = 25–29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

If your BMI is 30 or above (versus under 25).
-- Your risk for diabetes is increased 110%
-- Your risk for heart disease is increased 98%
-- Your risk for cancer is increased 25 to 30%
-- Your risk Breast Cancer is increased 39% after menopause
-- Your risk for recurrent Breast Cancer is increased 46%

Being overweight is now the Number One Cause of Preventable Disease in America.

Your Health is important to us.
We can help you obtain your Optimal Weight and achieve Optimal Health. Please ask us how. We teach the Habits of Health.

Calculate your BMI from the chart on our business card.
Please add or subtract 5 pounds from your weight if you are “large” or “small” boned

 

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Michael McCright
Free Health Coaching – provided by the "Together i Can Group"
Togetherican.com
April 10, 2018

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