Use the below interactive BMI calculator, also known as the body mass
index calculator, to find out what weight status
you fall into.
on the results of the calculator, your weight
either be underweight, normal, overweight or obese.
BMI is used as a screening tool to identify potential health risks
related to weight concerns.
The body mass index calculation uses a
person's weight and height.
It will show results into one of four classes;
Under 18.5 = Underweight
Between 18.5 - 24.9 = Normal
Between 25 - 30 = Overweight
Over 30 = Obese
These classes are further broken down into categories. To see this
breakdown, scroll down the page.
In addition to this free online BMI Calculator,
check out the BMR calculator
Body Mass Index Categories
The four classes help indicate where you stand with your weight
compared to your height.
This is a good indication if there are
potential health issues due to your weight.
The four classes have the following health risks
||18.5 - 24.9
||25 - 30
Depending on what category you are at within a class, this risk could
go up. For instance, if your BMI is under 16, this would be in the
severe underweight class. This could increase any health risks due to
the low body weight.
This is true for those in the obese class. If they had a BMI of over
40, this puts them in the Obese III category, increasing health related
If you want to better understand the calculation behind this BMI Calculator,
read the BMI Calculation article
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