Body Mass Index (BMI) is an indicator used to assess whether a person is at a healthy weight. A high BMI can indicate being overweight or obese and could alert you to the risk of developing some health conditions. Use our BMI calculator to find out if your weight is within a healthy range.
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30.0 – and Above
BMI (Body Mass Index)
You have to know first that the healthy range of BMI for most adults is between 18.5 and 24.9, being below or above this range increases your risk for many diseases.
If you have a BMI:
Use the BMI calculator to find out your BMI.
If you are overweight or obese, you may need to exercise and cut down your calorie intake and balance them with the calories your body needs. You can also talk to your doctor. Discover 4 tips to lose weight.
Because BMI takes into account the body shape, giving a healthy weight range for a given height.
In addition to measuring your BMI, other factors can affect your healthy weight range for example muscles are denser than fats, so boxers, weight trainers, and athletes may be at a healthy weight, although their body mass index indicates that they are obese!