What is it?
Degree of obesity denotes the % that you are away from 22 BMI.
Ideal BMI weight that would represent the middle of the healthy range of the BMI scale.
Why is it important?
This gives you a general indication of weight associated with healthy BMI.
Use the degree given as a guide and not as an goal to achieve 0. Aim to be within the whole healthy range of BMI. Healthy BMI range is associated with -16% to +13.2% degree of obesity.