How to Determine Health With BMI
A BMI percentile tells about your health and can be obtained from either a graph or a percentile calculator. Children in the U.S. who participated in national surveys that were conducted from 1963-65 to 1988-944’s BMI is expressed as percentile, after BMI is calculated of children and teens. A child’s BMI must be compared with a child who is the same sex and age because of the development period of children where they grow their heights and gain weights.
If your BMI is under 18 you are underweight, if your BMI ranges from 18 to 23 than you have normal weight. If your BMI ranges within 23 to 25 you are overweight, if it is within 25 to 30 you are Moderately Obese, if it is above 30, then you are my friend sadly, severely Obese. Check https://www.icbg.org/calcolo-bmi/ to know more about your BMI.
The Normal BMI For Children And Teenagers (ages 2 to 20)
For children, if their BMI is between the 5th percentiles to 85th percentile, they have normal weight, while below the 5th percentile is considered as underweight. If it is from 85th percentile to 95th percentile than it the person is considered Overweight. Equal to greater to 95th percentile falls in the obese category.
You can have control over your BMI. The best way to prevent being Obese is to exercise, if you want to lose that unnecessary fat start being healthy, hitting the gym seems like one of the best options. The sweat from the hard exercises will definitely help if not completely make you lose weight but don’t forget to consult a doctor and to hire a gym trainer. The second thing you can do for yourself is that change your diet to a very healthy one which suits your body type. Take in considering you protein level, how many carbs you need. Hiring a nutritionist or consulting a doctor may be best.