How to calculate BMI (body mass index):
BMI = Weight (kg)/ Height (m²)
BMI between 25 and 29.9 is called overweight
BMI greater than 30 is called obese.
Calories per 100 grams of different foods:
|Food||Calories value per 100 grams|
Energy expenditure during different type of activity for a 70-kilogram man.
|Form of activity||Calories per hour|
|Awake lying still||77|
|Sitting at rest||100|
|Dressing and undressing||118|
|Walking slowly (2.6 miles per hour)||200|
|Running (5.3 miles per hour)||570|
|Walking upstairs rapidly||1100|
from: Medical Physiology, Eleventh edition, Guyton & Hall