BMI machine at collectorate to help public check health

  • By TOI
  • | Tuesday | 10th July, 2018

So this machine would serve as a means for the public to know about their basic health,” the collector told TOI. BMI less than 18.5 is considered to be underweight, BMI ranging from 25 to 29.9 is classified as overweight, while those who have BMI over 30 are considered to be obese. All of them might not be aware whether they are healthy or not and if their blood pressure levels are normal. Ideal BMI is said to be 18.5 to 24.9. A person at the collectorate has been deputed to assist people who would like to want to know their BMI level.BMI is the measure of body fat based on one’s weight in relation to his/ her height.


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