Monthly Archives - October 2017

Is BMI still a reliable indicator of healthy weight?

Body mass index (BMI) was developed in the 1840s and has since been widely used by health professionals to give people an indication of their health. It is determined by the relationship between your height and weight and divides people into four categories: 1) Underweight – a score of less than 18.5 2) Normal weight – a score between 18.5 and 24.9 3) Overweight – a score between 25 and 25.9 4) Obese – a score of 30 or greater Typically, the higher your [...]