Your calculated BMI is: 34.8
BMI: 34.8 - how good is it?
Your BMI is: Too high
Weight: 96 kg (212 lbs)
Height: 166 cm (5 feet and 5 inches)
Significant obesity (obesity class 1)
A BMI of 34.8 k1 is classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Obesity class 1
The results of the calculation show that you have Significant overweight (obesity class 1). Based on these conditions, you appear to have an unhealthy relationship between body fat and muscle mass. You have an increased health risk, including a considerably increased risk of suffering from heart problems, vascular disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes, as well as other obesity-related diseases.
At this level, it is common to gain additional weight. It is essential that you take action as soon as possible with the aim of not increasing your weight further, and you should immediately start taking action to reduce your body weight. A change in lifestyle is necessary.
It is recommended that you take several of these actions in combination:
You need to review your diet. This is done through significant dietary changes. New eating habits are a necessary part of your weight loss, and this will improve your quality of life and longevity.
It is crucial for your health that you increase your physical activity to a significantly higher level. An increase in your physical activity is necessary.
In case you consume alcoholic beverages, you should lower your consumption. Alcoholic drinks primarily contain carbohydrates which the body converts to glucose, a sugar substance that is harmful to health. Some studies show a relationship between obesity and alcohol intake.
You can read more about your classification significant overweight here.
To improve your classification to normal, you must lower your BMI by 9.8 down to a BMI value of 25. This change corresponds to a weight loss of 27 kg (60 lbs) for you who is 166 cm (5 feet and 5 inches) in height.
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