When your weight is over what is determined as your healthy weight range for a given height, then your weight is described as overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as a screening tool for overweight or obesity.
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person’s weight (kilograms) divided by the square of height (meters). A BMI can indicate a person’s body fatness.
Obesity is then subdivided into the following categories:
It is crucial for everyone to maintain a healthy lifestyle to prevent obesity but also to seek assistance from medical professionals to combat obesity safely.
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