Your calculated BMI is: 40.8
BMI: 40.8 - how good is it?
Your BMI is: Extremely high
Weight: 118 kg (260 lbs)
Height: 170 cm (5 feet and 7 inches)
Extreme overweight (obesity class 3)
A BMI value of 40.8 is classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Obesity class 3
The result of this calculation shows that you have Severe Overweight in relation to your height. These values show that you have a serious and unhealthy relationship between muscle mass and body fat. You have a very high risk of suffering from severe heart problems, vascular disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. Your weight is probably life-threatening.
You should contact your health care provider immediately to obtain professional help with your vital weight loss. It is essential for your survival that you take action today to reduce your weight and your body fat. Act now to begin to reduce your weight. Most importantly, this weight loss must be made through an acute lifestyle change.
It is recommended that you take all of these steps in combination:
You must immediately review your diet. You do this through an acute change in your diet. Healthier food is an essential part of your weight loss and will hopefully improve your longevity, well-being, and quality of life.
It is crucial for your health that you significantly increase your physical activity to a much higher level. An increase in your physical activity is extremely fundamental to your immediate lifespan.
If you consume alcoholic drinks, maybe even daily, this abuse must cease immediately. Alcoholic beverages contain large amounts of, especially carbohydrates that the body converts to glucose. This sugar substance will affect the weight of every physically inactive individual. Research shows a direct correlation between alcohol intake and weight gain.
In case you habitually consume tobacco products, you should stop now. You will see an improvement in your general state shortly.
It is recommended that you contact your health care provider as soon as possible to get help and advice with your weight reduction.
You can read more about your classification Extreme Overweight (obesity class 3) here.
To improve your classification to normal normal, you must start to take many smaller steps to lower your BMI value by 15.8 to 25 eventually. The change corresponds to a weight loss of 46 kg (101 lbs) for you that is 170 cm (5 feet and 7 inches) in height.
Calculate age-adjusted BMI
By entering your age and gender, you can get a more accurate classification and calculate your adjusted BMI. This is known as Age-Adjusted BMI (AA-BMI). AA-BMI is based on a combination of both science and empirical data.
The older an individual, the less risk a small overweight poses to the overall health. What is typically considered overweight for a young person can be regarded as a healthy weight for an older person. You can read more about BMI in elderly here.
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Calculate your daily calorie requirement
An individual´s need for nutrition and calories depends on activity level as well as on body mass. There is a difference between men and women when it comes to burning calories. This is mostly because of body mass. Furthermore, a healthy calorie intake varies and is also depending on age.
Enter the age and gender in the Calorie Calculator above to determine how many calories you need per day at various activity levels.
Read more about calorie consumption and calorie requirements here.
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- Normal weight
- Significant overweight (obesity class 1)
- Severe overweight (obesity class 2)
- Extreme overweight (obesity class 3)