Determine your weight category (underweight, normal weight, overweight, obese, extremely obese) based on your weight in relation to your height.
If your BMI is 25 or more (overweight or obese), you are considered at risk for developing high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. In general, the higher your BMI, the greater your risk.
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