Have you heard of BMI? Did you know BMI is used to measure body mass? And how to calculate BMI? Let’s find out with Hello Bacsi through this article.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on weight and height. BMI measurement is appropriate for adult men and women 20 years of age and older. For children over 2 years old, measuring BMI is the most suitable method for determining body fat.
Measuring BMI is not a direct measure of body fat. However, research indicates that BMI involves direct measurements of body fat such as underwater body weight and dual X-ray energy absorptiometry (DXA). Therefore, many people choose BMI measurement method because it is inexpensive and easy to do without having to use the above measurement tools.