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Healthy Eating & Living

You can lower your risk of cardiovascular conditions with preventive measures including dietary and lifestyle modifications.

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Patient Resources

Below you will find patient education resources that the doctors at Bay Area Heart Center in St. Petersburg, Florida recommend regarding heart disease and prevention.

BMI Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a valuable tool for determining the approximate amount of body fat you have using your height and weight. It provides an indication of whether you are at an increased risk of certain cardiovascular conditions, including heart disease.

To determine your body mass, simply enter the requested information into the calculator below for a quick result of your BMI, which you should then discuss with your physician.


For athletes and those with dense muscle mass, your BMI may be above average, but you may still be considered healthy. Other testing methods to determine your body fat percentage may be more helpful.

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