Two Third of Americans and Canadians Need BMI Calculator on Their Computers

From: Actabit Healthware
Published: Thu Oct 27 2005

Vancouver, Canada - October 27, 2005 - According to Federal Obesity Clinical Guidelines, the risk for various cardiovascular and other diseases rises when BMI surpasses 25 and the risk of death increases as the body mass index is over 30. The trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity is upward. BMI Calculator 1.0 released by Actabit Healthware helps overweight people calculate their body mass index without learning BMI math formulas. BMI Calculator runs on Windows XP, 2000, NT, ME, 98.

To calculate BMI, the user enters her weight and height in the measurement system that is the most convenient for her: pounds and inches or kilograms and centimeters. BMI Calculator displays BMI along with its interpretation.

If BMI is over 25, the person should consult with the doctor, consider starting a healthy eating and exercise program. It is necessary to improve eating and physical activity habits to succeed in losing weight and keeping it off.

To ensure BMI does not surpass 25 and is not increasing, users are recommended to check their body mass index regularly.

A free trial copy of BMI Calculator is available:

BMI Calculator may be purchased for $19.95 at

For more information on BMI Calculator, see

Review copies of BMI Calculator are available on demand.

About Actabit Healthware
Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Actabit Healthware is a growing privately held company specializing in health and educational software products for business, home and personal use. For more information, please contact Nicole McGrath, Marketing Manager, at

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