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    Enter a little bit about yourself, and get a lot to help you live healthy. Click on "Get Results" to find out about your health.

    • BMI
      A number doctors use to describe how healthy your weight is.
    • Calories Used Daily
      An estimate of how many calories your body uses every day.
    • Body Shape
      Another way doctors look at how healthy your weight is.
    • Daily Calorie Target
      How many calories your body needs to meet your weight goal.
    • Healthy Weight Range
      The weight that doctors recommend for a person your height to help avoid health problems.
    • Target Heart Rate
      How fast your heart should beat when you're getting a good workout.

    Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on March 31, 2016

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    Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness Center: "Waist to Height Ratio (WHtR)."

    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: "Soluble Fiber Strikes a Blow to Belly Fat."

    Harvard Health Publications: "Abdominal fat and what to do about it."

    Harvard School of Public Health: "Healthy Weight," "Genes Are Not Destiny." "What are empty calories?"

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Fat-free versus regular calorie comparison."

    American College of Sports Medicine: "The Heart Rate Debate," "8 Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)."

    American Heart Association: "Target Heart Rates." "4 Types of Exercise."

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    • Not Active: A desk job and little or no regular exercise.
    • Lightly Active: 1-3 hours/week of light exercise.
    • Moderately Active: 3-5 hours/week of moderate exercise.
    • Very Active: 5-6 hours/week of strenuous exercise.
    • Extremely Active: A physically demanding job, or 7 or more hours/week of strenuous exercise.