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Body Mass Index Just a Number

In the 19th century, a Belgian statistician Adolphe Quetelet developbmi-comparisoned the Quetelet Index – what is now known
as the Body Mass Index or BMI.

Today, the Body Mass Index (BMI) is widely used as a measure of obesity.  The Body Mass Index (BMI) is is calculated by dividing your weight in kilogram by your height
in meters square.



July 14, 2009 - Posted by | Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss | , , , , , ,

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