Exclusive : Know the importance of BMI for a perfect body

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Among all the numbers your doctor takes at your appointment blood pressure, cholesterol your BMI is likely the one to stick in your memory. That’s because the measure of your body mass index can tell you if you’re in the normal weight, overweight, or obese category.

BMI is like an indicator of health stats. You don’t want it too high or too low but having it just right is a boon to your well-being.

The below charts can help you determine how much your weight should be according to your height.

 

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You don’t need to gain more weight because more weight can cause several health problems including obesities. But if your underweight according to height then you must add an extra meal to gain weight.

In India, for joining defence forces you must fulfil certain medical standards as prescribed and BMI can be a deciding factor. So knowing your BMI help you to get your perfect weight and reduce your risk of developing health problems.