Healthy Weight Calculator -

This healthy weight calculator can be used for calculating the range of healthy body weight depending on the height of a person.

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What Is Healthy Weight?

Healthy body weight ranges are calculated according to BMI. For any given height this healthy weight calculator makes use of standard algorithms for calculating possible healthy weight ranges that fall inside various weight categories according to BMI index. Adults who are 18 years of age or older having 18.5 - 25 kg/m2 BMI are typically considered to have healthy body weight. The estimations made for healthy body weight don't take into account quite a few factors like body composition. So, same weight can be categorized as underweight or overweight for different people depending on their body composition.

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. Effects Of Not Having A Healthy Body Weight

Not having a healthy body weight means you can be underweight, overweight or obese. Each of these categories can have different effects on the person and they are described below.

. Effects Of Being Underweight (BMI Less Than 18.5)

Not having a healthy body weight means you can be underweight, overweight or obese. Each of these categories can have different effects on the person and they are described below.

. Effects Of Being Overweight (BMI Ranging Between 25-30)

Usually one gets overweight by consuming more number of calories as compared expending them through exercise and metabolic processes. It may also be a result of alcoholism, eating disorder, genetic predisposition, limited physical workouts, stress and poor nutrition.

According to studies, people who fall in the overweight category usually show lower rate of mortality in comparison to those having healthy weight. Besides, there is more risk of diabetes, different forms of cancer, and heart disease. So, being overweight can have many negative implications on one's health.

. Effects Of Being Obese (BMI Greater Than 30)

Obesity usually results from lack of workout, excessive intake of food, and the genetic susceptibility. You may not be able to find many cases in which obesity was caused by genes, medications, hormonal imbalances because of endocrine disorders or mental disorders. Mostly it can be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes. However, there still isn't much of understanding on all the factors that may affect obesity. While you can break it down to simple cases of controlling intake of energy and the out, usually there are more factors involved. So, managing obesity is may not have much of an algorithmic solution.

Obesity may increase risk of developing cardiovascular diseases like stroke and heart disease. Besides, it may lead to hypertension, musculoskeletal disorders like osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes, and some forms of cancer. It may also result in depression and obstructive sleep apnea. Due to all possible complications that may be caused by obesity, studies show that it can decrease life expectancy and can be classified amongst leading death causes that can be prevented.

How This Healthy Weight Calculator Works?

This healthy weight calculator only requires you to enter your height to perform the calculations and tell you whether you have maintained a healthy weight or not. The calculator accepts height input in two different units, the Metric Unit and the US Unit. So, you can enter your height both in centimeters and feet and inches, whichever is preferable for you.

Once you have entered your height measurement, just hit the calculate button on the healthy weight calculator and it will tell you what the healthy weight range is for the height you have entered. You can use this to determine whether you are maintaining healthy weight or not.

So, knowing the effects of being overweight, underweight and obese, you can regularly rely on this healthy weight calculator to determine where you stand as far as healthy body weight is concerned.

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