Body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.

BMI Categories:

  • Normal weight = 18.5-24.9
  • Overweight = 25-29.9
  • Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

See "Assessing Your Risk" for the health risks associated with overweight and obesity, as well as BMI limitations.

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