Body Mass Index - BMI Categories

BMI index classification
BMI under 18.5 underweight
BMI 18.5 - 24.9 normal
BMI 25 - 29.9 overweight
BMI over 30 obese

BMI (under 18.5) - underweight

BMI under 18.5 is considered as underweight . Being underweight avoids increased risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes that overweight people can have, but can have different health issues to consider. For example, if you're not eating enough, your immune system may not be in perfect condition, and you may have more frequent infections. You can have problem with concentrating. Taking in fewer calories than your body needs can also lead to fatigue. Also underweight can affect fertility, so those trying for a family may have problems. In older people, particularly women also increases the risk of osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of the bones). BMI index calculator

BMI (18.5 - 24.9) - normal

BMI between 18.6 and 24.9 is considered as 'Healthy Weight'. Is the ideal weight for the best health benefits. You will avoid the fatigue, miss higher risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes that brings overweight and you will have no problem with immune system issues like underweight people. If you stay in this 'Healthy Weight ', your BMI will be within this range you have lesser risk of many health issues. Don't forget eat lot of fresh vegetables and fruits. Less fat products and more healthy products keep u in good health condition. BMI index calculator

BMI (25 - 29.9) - overweight

BMI between 25 and 29.9 is considered as overweight. When you are overweight several risk factors are increased like (Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes, some types of Cancer, etc.). Overweight doesn't mean that you will get these conditions, but statistically you are at huge risk. Moderate exercise, eating less fat products and more fresh vegetables or fruits can help u to achieve better BMI result.BMI index calculator

BMI (over 30) - obese

BMI above 30 is considered as obese. Obese people are at the greatest risk of Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes, and several types of Cancer. If you take health issues seriously, and are u in this category, u should take immediate action. Moderate exercise, eating less fat products and more fresh vegetables or fruits, better diet will help you lose weight. In most cases u will see significant change of your weight in short period of time after you start to live more healthy. BMI index calculator