Posts Tagged ‘BMI’

Health issues and diet

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

We are going to use click 4 biology to help us through this section.

You need to be able to:

  • Calculate the body mass index (BMI) of a person.  Know the correct units.
  • Use BMI to distinguish between being underweight, normal weight, overweight and obese.
  • Recognize the limitations in using BMI alone as an indicator of weight.
  • Outline the reasons for increasing rates of clinical obesity in some countries.  There are several.
  • Outline the consequences of anorexia nervosa.