About Body Mass Index (BMI)
The definition body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index (BMI), is a general medical indication for calculating a person's degree of obesity. Due to its easy calculation it is a widely used diagnostic tool of a person's possible health problems in relation to his weight. It was proposed in 1832 by Adolphe Quetelet.
All results are general advices for adults and do not apply to children, teenagers, pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding.