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# Know your degree of obesity BMI

Within a diet, at first it is essential to know how much we weigh, and find it our body mass index to try to conceive how would our degree of obesity, and in some sense could be considered as such or not.

This degree of overweight is currently set according to body mass index (BMI), which we know by a simple calculation, which would be to divide the weight between the height squared.

Let's look at this with an example, for a woman who stands 1.60 m tall and weighs about 70 kg. Your BMI would be: 70: 1.60 x 1.60 = 27.34.

Considering the data obtained, and consulting reference table attached on this post, lines down, we should know that this woman might be found within the second group (between 25 and 29.9 km/m2), ie would have weight problems.

With this data, we will know whether or not a few kilos more than enough, and whether we should conduct themselves on a diet. That yes, this does not mean, of course, that does not maintain a healthy diet and healthy, which is always important at any time in our lives.
Body mass index
20 to 24.9 kg/m2: Normality
25 to 29.9 kg/m2: Grade I Obesity (Overweight)
30 to 34.9 kg/m2: Obesity Grade II
35 to 39.9 kg/m2: Obesity Grade III
Or higher = 40 kg / m2: Obesity Grade IV (Morbid)

Also, the following free online application will help us a lot. So, if you wish, you can perform the calculation it so much easier

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