This tool helps to determine the Body Mass Index (BMI) based on weight & height that applies to adult men & women.
Please enter your height & weight in standard (or) metric measures and click Calculate BMI button to see the results.
|Ideal weight||18.5 – 24.9|
|Obesity||30 or greater|
BMI is a useful measure of overweight and obesity. It is calculated from your height and weight. BMI is an estimate of body fat and a good gauge of your risk for diseases that can occur with more body fat. The higher your BMI, the higher your risk for certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers.
Although BMI can be used for most men and women, it does have some limits:
Being overweight increases the risk of a number of serious diseases and health conditions. Below is a list of said risks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):