Ideal Weight computes the BMI - Body Mass Index. Based on the BMI, the program presents a range for the ideal weight or healthy weight for a person. The advantage of using BMI is that its calculation is simple, fast and requires no additional equipment. Just enter your height and weight.
It can also presents the the body fat percentage. This is done after computing the BMI and presenting the ideal weight. This feature is optional and requires the user to enter the age. Based on the age and BMI it presents a range for the body fat percentage for men and women.
The BMI can not identify the proportions of muscle, fat, bones and water in the body. The results do not apply to athletes and children, its calculations were developed for adults of age between 18 and 65.
The application is intended for the general information only for those who want information about ideal weight, BMI or body fat percentage. It should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. Mobility is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the results presents in the Ideal Weight application.
For further reference, limitations of the method and risk associated with body weight please visit the BMI site of the World Health Organization. This application follows the guidelines and methods of the World Health Organization - WHO.