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BMI with image?


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C: 7st9lb BMI: 19.6
Well hun it varies a lot, because body fat also matters (even more than bmi).
Body builders are "morbidly obese" according bmi but don't look like that:p
Also, body shape - pear, apple, hourglass - also make a lot of difference in what we perceive as normal or overweight.

Anyway, I know about two sites where there are tons of pics of different peopple in the same categories that look very dfferent.

Illustrated BMI Categories - a set on Flickr

Photographic Height/Weight Chart

As you can see, the same bmi can look very different from person to person :)

S: 18st2lb C: 17st6lb G: 15st0lb Loss: 0st10lb(3.94%)
Ah that's great!

There's a site for women called "my virtual model" that gives a really basic idea and lets you play about with the image to try and get it exact.


Little 'Ol Me
S: 23st4lb C: 23st4lb G: 14st0lb BMI: 45.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
I have to say when I spoke with my Dr about BMI he told me I should ignore it really as the system was quite old and today people's body mass differes depending upon how much muscle they have, bone density etc... a body fat measuring system is a much more accurate one.

According to BMI my 12 stone slender brother is to heavy :s

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