# Your calculated BMI is: 25.9

## Your BMI is: A little too high

Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Height: 151 cm (4 feet and 11 inches)

### Overweight

A BMI of 25.9 is classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as overweight

The result of the calculation shows that you are overweight in relation to your height. Based on these conditions, you have a slightly unhealthy relationship between body fat and muscle mass.

Individuals with a BMI in the range of 25 to 29.9 are considered to be overweight. With otherwise good health, this weight is not found to involve obesity-related health problems. However, it is important not to gain further weight, but instead, a weight reduction is desirable.

#### The recommendation will be to reduce weight through a combination of these measures:

Increase your physical activity to a higher level! An increase in physical activity is desirable.

To improve your classification to normal, lower your BMI value by 0.9 to a BMI value of 25. That change corresponds to a weight loss of 2 kg (4 lbs) for an individual who is 151 cm (4 feet and 11 inches) in height.

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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.

### Calculate your daily calorie requirement

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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.