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The Body Mass Index Machine...
Body mass index (BMI) is a quick and inexpensive method to determine health risk as it relates to your body weight and height. The index is simple, correlates to fatness and applies to both males and females. To determine BMI, weight (kilograms) is divided by height (meters) and squared.
Being overweight increases your health risk for many chronic diseases such as type II diabetes, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Also breathing difficulties such as asthma and sleep apnea are common.
You can make small steps towards maintaining and achieving a healthy body mass index. To find out your BMI, drop by Home Health Care & try out our new calculating machine.