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BMI for men - an estimated factor for evaluating the state of the body

BMI for men - the coefficient for a rough estimation of the state of the body

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  • General information about body mass index
  • body mass index options for men and recommendations to bringweight back to normal

well known that body weight is directly related to his health.

BMI Measurement People with abnormalities: overweight, obesity - have an increased risk of heart disease and the purchase of vessels, diabetes II-type, and other serious illnesses.

General index

body weight To facilitate the determination of the ratio of the mass of human growth and Belgian statistician and sociologist Adolphe Quetelet in 1869 he developed a body mass index (English BMI -. Body mass index).This ratio of body weight to his height squared (the formula for the calculation I = m / h2).Unit of measure - kg / m2.Example of how to calculate body mass index: if a person weight 172 cm and weight 90 kg BMI = 90 / 1.722 = 30.4 kg / m2.

Overweight The value used in medicine with caution, mainly for rough estimation

of the overall condition of the body and establish evidence for the need for the appointment of treatment.For BMI calculation can not be valid for growing children and young people, athletes with increased muscle mass, pregnant women.Given the age should also adjust the ratio calculation.Furthermore, the index depends on the hormonal status of human.

table depending volume waist men and the risk of disease:

characteristic body weight in kg BMI relative risk of disease caused by obesity
Waist men
least 102 cm More than 102 cm
mass deficit Less than 18 kg / m2
Normal weight 18,5-24,9 kg / m2
Overweight 25,0-29,9 kg / m2 Increased high
Obesity 1st degree 30,0-34,9 kg / m2 high Very high
Obesity 2th degree 35,0-39,9 kg / m2 Very high Very high
Obesity 3rd degree 40.0 or more kg / m2 Extremely high Extremely high
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body mass index options and recommendations for men to bring the weight to normal

underweight - BMI less than 18 kg / m2 in men.

Achieving a healthy weight recommended advice endocrinologist.If low BMI is not associated with lean constitution, it is necessary to increase the portions.In any case it is necessary to analyze the power at all necessary nutrients.

not recommended to go on a diet for the purpose of weight loss: it can lead to osteoporosis, other unpleasant diseases due to lack of nutrients available.

Norm (normal weight) - ratio of 18.5 to 25 kg / m2

This is the most favorable mass index for men.A man with such an index can boast an excellent state of health, his body is less at risk to receive a bouquet of the most unpleasant diseases of the cardiovascular and endocrine systems.

Recommendations: It is important to diversify the power to conduct an active way of life, to maintain an optimal body mass index to old age.

Excess weight, pre-obese - a body mass index of men from 25 to 29.9 kg / m2

Is the risk of getting high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases and even cancer

Recommendations: to become the best friend of a nutritionist and endocrinologist, to calculate the power and bring itback to normal as possible to eat more fruits and vegetables, "seats" on cereals, buckwheat, oatmeal, rice, etc.Limit consumption of animal fats (fatty pork, lard, pastes), eggs (norm - 2 units per week.) Sweets.You need to eat more fish, seafood (except any different utilities, they contain omega-3 fatty acid - a source of "useful" cholesterol).Do not interfere in the diet of a rabbit, white meat chicken, lamb.Sheep - the only domestic animals, the body which does not carry a variety of food additives, growth promoters and antibiotics from which a person may not function properly on a hormonal level.Permanent weight control, regular physical education and sport under the supervision of a trainer will help bring the body back to normal, improve overall health.


not recommended to drive fast weight body carries enormous stress and diet immediately after the abolition of gaining the lost weight.

Optimally lose weight by 0.5 kg per week.

important before major changes of their lives, seek medical advice.Obesity

I, II, III degree - Body mass index between 30 kg / m2 or higher.

extremely high risk to get a package of cardiovascular disease, diabetes II-type with complications such as neuropathy, nephropathy, angiopathy, liver disease and gall bladder, hormonal sexual dysfunction, painful joints, respiratory problems, asthma, stroke andmany other ailments, including cancer.

one solution - immediate reduction in body weight in the normal way of life through active, regular exercise, reviewing the regime and food composition (the same as in the pre-obese).


How to calculate BMI, level of physical activity, diet and choose to avoid complications, tell the attending physician.