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How to calculate it and what it really means for your health

If you’ve ever had a standard checkup with your doctor or other health care provider, chances are your BMI was calculated. This is a simple formula that uses your height and weight to figure out if you’re carrying too much fat.

It’s been a standard way of assessing a person’s health (with tweaks along the way) since the early 20th century, but while it gives a good grasp of that person’s condition, it’s such a simple test that it doesn’t paint the full picture is and should be considered together with other considerations.

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