submited by

Style Pass

HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR BODY MASS INDEX - AND WHAT IT MEANSBody mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height. Standard Formula: BMI = (weight in pounds / (height in inches x height in inches)) x 703Metric Formula: BMI = (weight in kilograms / (height in meters x height in meters))Measurements: Under 18.5: Underweight18.5 - 24.9: Healthy25 - 29.9: Overweight30 - 39.9: Obese 40+ : Morbidly obese Advertisement

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height. Standard Formula: BMI = (weight in pounds / (height in inches x height in inches)) x 703Metric Formula: BMI = (weight in kilograms / (height in meters x height in meters))Measurements: Under 18.5: Underweight18.5 - 24.9: Healthy25 - 29.9: Overweight30 - 39.9: Obese 40+ : Morbidly obese

One million patients, who were a healthy weight with a body mass index (BMI) of 18 to 25, were calculated to cost the NHS an average of £638 each in 2019, the final year of the study. By comparison, severely obese patients with a BMI of 40 and above cost more than double - at £1,375 annually. Meanwhile, the NHS spent £979 a year on obese patients with a BMI of 30 to 35, which increased to £1,178 a year for those with a BMI of 35-40

Read more dailymail.co...