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Everything to know about 30 BMI

Join us as we demystify 30 BMI. We'll cover what a Body Mass Index of 30 means for you and if it's good or bad.

What is BMI?

BMI, or body mass index, is a general indicator used to estimate obesity, or being underweight. While it isn't as accurate as other body measuring methods such as body fat percentage, it provides a good guideline for the average person.

Is 30 BMI good or bad? Is my health at risk?

A body mass index of 30 is generally considered obese. You may want to check with a health professional, as BMI is not the perfect indicator. It doesn't really hold up for people who are super athletic, or on the shorter or taller end of the scale.

So 30 BMI is obese?

It's classified so. This diagram below indicates the currently accepted idea around BMI, but again, it's not perfect so take this with a grain of salt. Body fat percentage is a much better indicate of overall health.

Less than 18.5 BMI Underweight

18.5 to 24.9 BMI Normal Weight

25 to 29.9 BMI Overweight

Over 30 BMI Obese

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