It’s basically a simple way to analyze data. Numerous studies have confirmed that having a BMI over 25 you are associated with an increased risk of disease (like diabetes, blood pressure, heart attacks, etc. ) and of course, a shortened life span.
There are many websites that offer a simple BMI calculator function. Most of them do not compensate for gender, kids, and ages of adults. I have found a site that takes all that into consideration. Click HERE .
My personal BMI index is 24.4 which is in the normal range (19.1 – 25.8).
I want my BMI index to be lower. But most importantly, I want to fit into those hip hugger jeans, size 8, sitting on my shelf