The U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 1994 indicates that 59% of American men and 49% of women have BMIs (Body Mass Index) over 25.
BMI nearing 15 is usually used as an indicator for starvation and the health risks involved, with a BMI <17.5 being an informal criterion for the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa.
Maintaining your weight and body mass index at a desirable level can make your Age as much as 6 years younger.
Healthiest BMIs range
Healthiest BMIs: for men – 23.5 to 25.0
Healthiest BMIs: for women – 22.0 to 23.5
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Here is the BMI Calculater from prevention magazine calculator