Terrell has a BMI of 30. Which statement is true about what this BMI indicates about Terrell?. a.he has a slight risk of weight related disease . b.he has a high risk of diabetes and hypertension . c. he is at average risk of liver and heart problems

Rodney Fox

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Samantha Barber on October 29, 2018

The correct option is B. the Body Mass Index [BMI] refers to the measure of the body fat an individual has based on your weight and height. According to the World Health Organization, WHO, A person who has BMI below 18.5 is underweight, a BMI value that ranges between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered healthy, while a value of BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered as overweight. BMI value above 29.9 are considered obese. An obese individual has an increased risk of developing diabetes and high blood pressure.

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