Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
Last week I contemplated how many calories it would take to maintain my weight while leading a sedentary lifestyle. The American Cancer Society’s tools suggested that I would need to consume over 3500 calories each day to stay at my current weight. Wow, that seemed unreal but I decided not to stop there. This week…