Is my weight ideal?
There are 2 ways of assessing if your weight is deal. One way is to assess you BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) . The BMI is an index of obesity in adults, based on height and weight measurements and is calculated by using the following formula:
height (m) X height (m)
|BMI (Adults)||Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes|
|<18.5||Risk of nutritional deficiency diseases and osteoporosis|
|18.5 � 22.9||Low Risk (healthy range)|
|23.0 � 27.4||Moderate Risk|
|27.5 and above||High Risk|
You can also assess your own weight by comparing it with the following chart which takes into account your body frame , whether small , medium or large frame.