# Know you are Fit or Not

*HELLO FRIENDS! Here we’ll see how to calculate BMI.*

So as we all know that nowadays people are becoming more health-conscious.

*Are you also pretty conscious about your health?*

*But is there something you don’t know?*

**Yes, my dear, it’s about your BMI!**

**So do you want to know about your health status?**

*Let’s see about it!*

## BMI

BMI stands for Body Mass Index.

It is the ratio of *weight and height* of an individual.

However it the basic thing determining your health status.

*So now you’ll be thinking that why should** we calculate it?*

*So let’s see the applicability of Body Mass Index.*

### USES *of Body Mass Index*

*of Body Mass Index*

- To check the health status
- Amount of fat in the body
- Appropriate height
- To determine underweight, obese or overweight

## How To Calculate?

**There are some steps to calculate Body Mass Index**

- Firstly measure your weight in kg (kilogram).
- Also, measure your height (in meters).
- Then do the square of your height.

FORMULA – **(BODY MASS INDEX) = WEIGHT (in kg)/ HEIGHT ( in meter square)**

**FOR INSTANCE**– Your height is 5 meters, then the square of your height will be 5×5= 25 meters.

Hence by this formula, one can easily calculate his/her BMI.

*So now how do you know your Body Mass Index is accurate or you are healthy?*

*Let’s see the interpretations of BMI for an INDIAN.*

*Let’s see the interpretations of BMI for an INDIAN.*

- BMI if below 18.5 is deemed to be
*underweight.* - Between 18.5-22.9 is considered
*normal weight.* - From 23.0-24.9 is
*overweight.* - More than or equal to 25 is listed as
*obese.*

*Now the question arises!*

**Is ***Body Mass Index* of ever individual remains the same?

*Body Mass Index*of ever individual remains the same?

- BMI varies according to the
*body shap*e and*structure*of an individual. - People living in other continents will have different ranges of
*Body Mass Index*. - In addition, the
*Body Mass Index*also indicates some disease conditions.

**FOR INSTANCE**– A person from diabetes or hypertension has a *Body Mass Index* more than the normal range.

While an underweight person has lower BMI.

**So this is all about Body Mass Index.**

**Now follow the steps and start calculating your as well as your well-wishers’ BMI!**

*Check your health status!*

**And lead a healthy life!**

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