Your calculated BMI is: 25.9
BMI: 25.9 - how good is it?
Your BMI is: A little too high
Weight: 74 kg (163 lbs)
Height: 169 cm (5 feet and 7 inches)
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.
You should review your eating habits. Start with a healthier diet. Healthier food can potentially improve your quality of life and longevity.
You can read more about your overweight rating here.
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 3 kg (7 lbs) for an individual who is 169 cm (5 feet and 7 inches) in height.
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