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Monday, July 02, 2007

BMI (and a BMI Calculator for Google)

Body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet Index is a statistical measure of the weight of a person scaled according to height. It was invented between 1830 and 1850 by the Belgian polymath Adolphe Quetelet during the course of developing "social physics". (Wikipedia)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USATel: 404-639-3311 • CDC Contact Center: 800-CDC-INFO • 888-232-6348 (TTY)
BMI (and a BMI Calculator for Google)
Body mass index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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