Height 159 cm and weight 143 kg – this is normal? What BMI?

Do you want to know if it is normal to have a weight of 143 kg with a height of 159 cm? To find out, see the results below. Data are calculated according to the body mass index formula.
Weight 143 kg with a height of 159 cm:

This is Obese Class V (Super obese, dangerous!)

Your Body Mass Index (BMI): 56.56

Normal BMI: 18.5 - 24.99

For a height of 159 cm, the normal weight limits are: 47 - 63 kg.

You need to lose weight!

You must lose at least 80 kg. Then BMI will be normal.

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated using the following formula: multiply height in meters by your height in meters and then divide body weight in kilograms by the resulting multiplication result. So, for example, for a height of 1.75 (in meters) and a weight of 63 (in kilograms), BMI is 20.57 (BMI = first increase the growth of 1.75 by the growth of 1.75, and then divide the weight of 63 by the resulting multiplication result). If the result of the calculation is in the range 18.5 - 24.99, then this is the norm.

BMI table for Height 159 cm

HeightWeight rangeBMI rangeCategory
159 cm< 38 kg< 15Very severely underweight
159 cm38 - 40 kg15 - 16Severely underweight
159 cm40 - 47 kg16 - 18.5Underweight
159 cm47 - 63 kg18.5 - 25Normal (healthy weight)
159 cm63 - 76 kg25 - 30Overweight
159 cm76 - 88 kg30 - 35Obese Class I (Moderately obese)
159 cm88 - 101 kg35 - 40Obese Class II (Severely obese)
159 cm101 - 114 kg40 - 45Obese Class III (Very severely obese)
159 cm114 - 126 kg45 - 50Obese Class IV (Morbidly obese)
159 cm126 - 151 kg50 - 60Obese Class V (Super obese)
159 cm> 151 kg> 60Obese Class VI (Hyper obese)

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