BMI monitoring may be as important as blood pressure

June 25, 2012

BMI signals if you're overweight, obese or just right and takes into consideration your height and weight.

Monday, a government panel renewed its call for every adult to be screened for obesity during checkups and suggested that more doctors should be routinely calculating their patients' BMI.

A normal BMI is less than 25 and obesity begins at 30.

In between is considered overweight.

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