How BMI Helps in Evaluating Our Health

BMI known as Body Mass Index is notation acquired by the weight and height of the person’s body. The BMI can be described as Body Mass fractionated by the square of the body height and it is expressed in units that is kg/m2, which depicts kilograms for weight of body and meter for height of the body.

BMI can be illustrated through charts or tables which illuminates BMI as the purpose of poundage and height using curved lines or colors for variant BMI categories.

BMI is usually a calculator to calculate your body mass and weight under different categories of a person like   underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on tissues, muscles, fat and height.

Normal ranges that are commonly acceptable by BMI Calculator are as follows:

Underweight – under 18.5 kg/m2

Normal weight – 18.5 to 25

Overweight – 25 to 30

Obese – over 30

Importance of knowing BMI

BMI is an appropriate way to gauze whether your body mass is proportionate to your height. Significantly, to know your BMI is very helpful and you can determine your health and issues on time and look for a proper treatment.  For instance, following are the health issues under certain conditions:


  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart or blood vessel problems
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Musculoskeletal problems


  • Risk of malnutrition
  • Osteoporosis
  • Anemia

Method to calculate your BMI

Divide your mass in kilograms by your height in meters square.

To exemplify,

The weight of your body is 70 kg and

The height of your body is 185cm tall

This is how BMI calculations works:

BMI = 70/1.852 = 20.4

Or the simpler method is to just visit our website and calculate your BMI.

Below is the illustration of BMI chart

Prolife Hospitals gives their patients the assessment of BMI Calculator which proves to be very beneficial in evaluating their health. BMI has been proven very accurate and great team of doctors mostly recommend their patients for BMI calculator. Problems can be detected in prior and can start with their treatment under the guidance of professionals in health care of PROLIFE HOSPITALS in Ludhiana, Punjab.

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