BMI BMR Calculator
BMI BMR Calculator – Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number that is calculated from a person’s height and weight. The number does not directly measure body fat, but is a widely accepted indicator of overall body composition.
Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) will calculate your Basal Metabolic Rate, or the number of calories your body would burn if you stayed in bed all day.
Why is BMI So Important?
The correlation between BMI and risk of disease is strong. BMI can indicate health risks that may be present for an individual. Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for many diseases and health conditions including :
hypertension, Heart disease, Sleep problems, High Cholesterol, Stroke, Some cancers (breast, endometrial, and colon), Type 2 diabetes, Gallbladder disease.
By having your doctor measure your BMI at every health visit, you are better able to assess your weight status and, if necessary, take steps to increase healthy behaviors and avoid weight-related health conditions or disease.