Question: Is a BMI of 21 skinny?

Your body mass index, or BMI, is the relationship between your weight and your height. A BMI of 20-25 is ideal; 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. If your BMI is under 18.5, youre considered underweight. If your BMI is 18.5-20, youre a bit underweight and cant afford to lose more.

What BMI to look skinny?

What exactly counts as being skinny? Some healthcare experts believe a BMI in the 15-18 range to be clinically underweight. This seems to fall pretty close to what many everyday people consider to be skinny with a BMI of 18 or lower frequently listed as the indicator of someone considered to be slim.

Is a BMI of 21 ideal?

Less than 18.5 = underweight. 18.5 to 24.9 = normal weight. 25 to 29.9 = overweight. 30 or higher = obese.

Is 21 a low BMI?

Normal weight is a BMI of 18.5 to 24.9. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight and a BMI of more than 30 is considered obese. A BMI of less than 18.5 is underweight. The researchers analyzed 3.6 million adults and found that a BMI of 21 to 25 is associated with the lowest risk of morbidity.

Is a BMI of 20 too skinny?

A BMI of 20-25 is ideal; 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. If your BMI is under 18.5, youre considered underweight. If your BMI is 18.5-20, youre a bit underweight and cant afford to lose more.

How low is too low of a BMI?

If your BMI is less than 18.5, it falls within the underweight range. If your BMI is 18.5 to 24.9, it falls within the normal or Healthy Weight range. If your BMI is 25.0 to 29.9, it falls within the overweight range.

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