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## Calculator FAQ

### What is a BMI Calculator?

• A BMI calculator is an online or offline device that measures your body mass index.
• The body mass index or BMI is a measure of how much body mass you have in relation to your height and weight.
• Body mass refers not only to the fat within your body but also to muscles and bones.
• It is calculated by taking your weight and dividing it by the square of your height.
• The BMI figures let you know whether you are within the normal weight range, or if you are underweight or overweight.
• Both high BMIs and low ones are known to raise a host of health problems, especially as you age.
• However, a high BMI in itself is not always, medically speaking, a cause for alarm. It should be viewed in conjunction with other health parameters.

### How to calculate BMI?

• To find out if your BMI is or someone else’s BMI, the calculation process is simple.
• You can do this yourself by using a handheld BMI Calculator or do this online via websites or apps containing body mass index calculators or BMI Calculator.
• To arrive at the result yourself, you simply divide your weight in kilograms by the square of your height in meters.
• Or simply input your height and weight in an app or website and the BMI results will flash on your screen.

If the numbers show that your BMI is above normal or below the normal range, you should get yourself checked by a doctor at least once every six months or at least once a year.

• A number between 18.5 to 25 kg/m2 is considered a normal BMI
• Less than 15 is classified as very severely underweight
• From 15 to 18 is categorized as underweight
• From 25 to 30 is considered overweight.
• From 30 to 40 is classified as obese
• Above 40 as very severely obese.

### IS BMI Reliable?

• While some people might be naturally broader, the BMI range allows for these discrepancies.
• The BMI measure works to help you understand whether you fall under the normal weight, overweight or obese category.
• People who carry extra weight, especially around their stomach, are prone to developing lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, cancer or heart issues.
• For adults, the BMI offers a good estimate of weight-related health problems.
• Most often, physicians accurately measure your height and weight and use your BMI to understand your future health risks.
• If your BMI is higher than it should be, they will likely recommend some kind of diet and exercise regime to bring your weight down.
• A body mass index in the low range signals that you could be malnourished.
• Maybe your body isn’t properly absorbing nutrients or maybe you’re just not getting enough calories to support your activity level.

### How Do I calculate my BMI

• BMI or body mass index is a measure of how much body mass an individual has according to his weight and height.
• To calculate your BMI, simply divide your weight in kilograms by your height squared in meters or use BMI Calculator.
• You can also find the results instantly by entering the height and weight data in online BMI calculators.
• BMI is not always an appropriate indicator of a person’s health.
• Growing children and elderly people may have less muscle mass and therefore lower weight, thus lowering their BMI in Calculator.
• On the other hand, athletes may have higher BMI as they put on plenty of muscle from exercise.

### How Do I calculate my Age using Age Calculator?

Steps to Calculate  Exact Age using Age Calculator

1. Enter Your Date of Birth
2. Select the Date You Want to Check the Age
3. Calculate Exact Age

### What is use of Age Calculator?

• The Age Calculator will determine the age or interval between two dates.
• The calculated age will be displayed in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds.
• Calculate the age of a person, place, or thing.
• The age calculator calculates age given a date of birth in years, months, and days.
• You can also use this calculator to find the length of time between two dates.
• The age calculator finds the age time span in years months and days, months and days, and in total days only.

### How can I calculate my age?

• Age calculator is an online tool with which you can find out your age using your date of birth and your current date.
• The tool helps to find out the difference in time between two dates.
• The result is displayed in years, months, weeks, and days.
• The results are also not affected by the time zone of a person since the tool just tells you the difference in time.
• The age calculator is based on the common age system, therefore it can be used by everyone.
• If you wanted to know how many days you've been alive you need to account for extra days in leap years.
• You also need to know the total number of months with 31 days, total months with 30 days, and total months with 28 days.

### What is a good BMR for my age?

 Age Male (calories per hour) Female (calories per hour) 20–29 39.5 37.0 30–39 39.5 36.5 40–49 38.5 36.5 50–59 37.5 35.0 60–69 36.5 34.0 70–79 35.5 33.0

### How much BMR is normal?

High values suggest that there exists presence of thyrotoxicosis. Normal BMR percentage ranges from negative 15% to positive 5%.

### How do I calculate my BMR?

Formula For calculating my BMR.

For Men

BMR= (4.536 × weight in pounds) + (15.88 × height in inches) - (5 × age) + 5

For Women

BMR= (4.536 × weight in pounds) + (15.88 × height in inches) - (5 × age) - 161

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