Fitness & Nutrition / BMI Calculator
Body Mass Index -- with body fat adjusted for ethnicity
Body Mass Index, or BMI, is an estimate of your body's relative fat and muscle mass. It's the most commonly used indicator of a healthy weight.
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The Ethnic Factor
The BMI formula was developed in a Caucasian context. It is less accurate in non-white populations. A study involving a diverse population published March 2009 in the British Journal of Nutrition found this:
For people with the same BMI: