The Body Mass Index is presented as an essential weight indicator. BMI is approved by the WHO and is used to assess a person’s weight, as well as possible health risks. In large people, a healthy BMI means a build between 18.5 and 24.9 kg/m2. It may vary depending on your diet and lifestyle. Indeed, the BMI depends on each individual: is he active, lazy, sporty, greedy…
How to calculate your BMI?
the BMI calculation is done by dividing the organic mass by the height squared (weight in kg/height in m2). The principle of calculation is the same for any individual, any gender and any age; to then find out if a person is obese (30 to 39.9), overweight (25 to 29.9), thin (below 18.5) or if their BMI is classified within the norm. The interpretation of the results is quite easy.
The muscular mass perfect for:
- women is 28%,
- men, it’s 35%.
What are the consequences of an abnormal BMI?
I’obesity where the excess weight and anorexia or underweight are the results of weight imbalance. A non-standard BMI (low or high) can all the more cause diseases such as diabetes, cancers, strokeosteoarthritis and others musculoskeletal problems. It should also be noted that BMI cannot be completely trusted because it does not take into consideration muscle density, fat and bone mass. This can probably impact the BMI rate.
Stay healthy and keep a healthy BMI at the same time
It is good for the health of our body to have a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. The weight plays an essential role here and must be sufficiently maintained. To always normalize the body massyou have to :
- eat lots of fruit, fish and more vegetables,
- control your portions (no more, no less but the sufficient quantity),
- stay active and dynamic,
- drink enough water,
- limit or avoid tobacco and alcohol consumption if possible.
So try to have a healthy lifestyle, a better diet (healthy, rich in nutrients, fiber and trace elements) and daily physical activity. By doing so, mental well-being, bodily health, and bodily comfort are all ensured.
Dietitians’ recommendation for a healthy BMI
According to nutritionists, the regular consumption of green tea (it should not exceed three cups) in case of obesity can surely participate in weight loss, can help stabilize the BMI and sculpt the waistline. On the other hand, to really maintain a normal BMI, the herbal tea must contain at least 50 g of caffeine and 600 g of catechins.