Crohns Disease and Weight Loss

Your weight can be an important factor in how you feel. Are you one of the people with Crohn's Disease that has a problem with losing too much?

In a minute you will be able to calculate your body mass to see if you would be classified as under what's desired, normal, more than what's desired or obese.

First, let's talk about the Body mass index (BMI). BMI is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. BMI is a reliable indicator of total body fat, which is related to the risk of disease and death. The score you get is valid for both men and women but it does have some limits. The limits are:

It's important to note that the calculation may overestimate body fat in athletes and others who have a muscular build. And it may underestimate body fat in older persons and others who have lost muscle mass.

So now, let's see where you stand. Click here to calculate your BMI to see if you are over, normal, under, or obese.

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