The President is overweight and doesn’t exert much, like most Americans

( CNN) President Donald Trump’s doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president’s health as “excellent, ” but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn’t get enough exercise.

The President weighs 239 pounds. That means he’s gained 3 pounds over the past year, according to his last official records. At 6 feet, 3 inches tall, Trump had a body mass indicator, or BMI, that sets him in the “overweight” range, in agreement with the National Institute of Health’s online BMI calculator . Being overweight is simply defined as a person whose weight is higher than what is considered a normal weight adjusted for height. The President is one pound shy of being considered obese, according to these calculations.

He is not alone. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey , more than one in three adults were considered to be overweight and more than one in three were considered obese. That entails percentages per of adults age 20 and older who are overweight or obese is 70. 7 %, according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *