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Bmi Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bmi.

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The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Finally looked up my bmi & "normal" weight for my
Updated 8/27/2015 11:13:16 AM

Finally looked up my bmi & "normal" weight for my height kinda been avoiding them as I wanted to base my goal on how I feel not just a chart... Found I'm only about 6 lbs from overweight bmi instead of obese mini goals I guess......  Read more

Normal weight = 18.524.9. Your current BMI is 23
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Normal weight = 18.524.9. Your current BMI is 23.3, so you are within the normal range. Coach Jen...  Read more

Do you know your BMI? It's not the best indicator
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Do you know your BMI? It's not the best indicator of health, but can be a good guideline to start. Let us know your weight and I can calculate it for you. Coach Jen...  Read more

I just realized I'm 3lbs away from a healthy BMI!
Updated 8/17/2015 1:02:44 PM

I just realized I'm 3lbs away from a healthy BMI! I know it's only a guideline, and not a a complete measure of someone's healthy...  Read more

I have just under 5kg to go to be at a healthy BMI
Updated 8/14/2015 8:08:26 PM

I have just under 5kg to go to be at a healthy BMI have gone from obese to now overweight...  Read more

working out 6 days a week

My bmi has gone down from 30 down to 23.2 in just four months...  Read more

A BMI chart that is easy to read...

A BMI chart that is easy to understand.Go to my spark page and click on the BMI chart to enlarge and/or copy. It is a visual chart without the usual lists of numbers. Very easy to interpret.15...  Read more

Get to Your Normal BMI!

This team is to challenge us to get to our normal BMI of 24.9 or lower! Let's do it!...  Read more

Employee Benefits: The Less You Weigh, The Less You Pay?

With health care costs rising more each day, employers are constantly looking for ways to lower their expenses and give employees incentives for healthy behaviors. Whole Foods has launched a new program for their employees called the Team Member Hea...  Read more

Lose Weight or Don't Graduate

A handful of college students slated to graduate this spring may not be getting their diplomas after all. And it isn't because they did not meet their academic requirements to graduate, but because they failed to take a class to help them lose weight...  Read more

BMI Goal Achieved, NEW BMI Goal in Place!

Yesterday my weigh-in showed another pound lost. This is an awesome pound to lose because it helped me achieve a goal I've been working towards for over a year... I am no longer in the "obese" BMI range on SP! This pound put me at a 29.9 BMI. While I...  Read more

To BMI or to not BMI

I have a ton of updating to do, including my sister's wedding, vacation, a friend's wedding, and other fun stuff. I'll get to those (with pictures), but again my mind was wandering. I broke the 170s this week much to my surprise as with vacation...  Read more