What are the disadvantages of the overweight and underweight?
For overweight there are not that many disadvantages compared to underweight, however obese has much worse things then overweight, but being underweight is very bad compared to obese. Overweight simply points out you are either a little stronger then others and you probably are fat, or just fatter then most kids your age. Underweight means you have too little fat, and one major result is getting cold very fast. Obese simply makes it official-your fat, and your activity in this area would most likely not be too high.
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It really depends on how underweight or overweight you are, but generally underweight IS worse than being overweight Some people are naturally underweight and have no health complications, but if you're underweight due to unnatural reasons, particularly illness, like an eating disorder, there are EXTREME health complications you can have. Including: Weak Immune System, Low Muscle Mass, Hair loss, Osteoporosis, Anemia, Menstrual Irregularities (Female), and Pregnancy Complications or the inability to conceive (Female). So again…
If you measure how tall he/she is, you can work out their 'bmi'. This tells you whether they are overweight, underweight, normal, obese etc. However, by the sound of it, no. I don't believe this weight is overweight. To work out his/her 'bmi', the formula is: Body Mass Index (BMI) = weight ÷ (height)² Obese = 30 and over Overweight = 25 and over (BMI) Underweight = 20 and Under
I am a 13 year old male weighing 117 lbs and my height is 5 foot nine am i overweight average or underweight?
Yes; according to most standards, you are underweight. In the US, we use the body-mass index (BMI) to help determine whether an individual is underweight, normal, overweight, or obese. The BMI ranges for these categories is as follows: * Underweight: <18.5 * Normal: 18.5-25 * Overweight: 25-30 * Obese: >30 BMI is calculated by dividing a person's weight (in kilograms) by their height (in meters) squared. Using this calculation, a person who is 5'10" tall…