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Check your BMI with a BMI Calculator

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is one way to measure body size. It's a tool to estimate body fat and screen for obesity and health risks. It can be calculated with a BMI calculator and classifies people as being underweight, overweight, and obese based on their height and weight. 

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Find your BMI and health risks

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BMI calculator: Check your BMI now

You can use the BMI calculator here to divide your weight in kg by your height in meters and compare your result to the BMI classes. Enter your height and weight and check your results in the table below. Click on a BMI class to learn more.
 

Classification BMI
Underweight Below 18.5
Normal 18.5-24.9
Overweight 25.0-29.9
Obesity 30 and above
Class I 30.0-34.9
Class II 35.0-39.9
Class III 40 and above

*This BMI calculator is for adults 20 years or older. Talk to your doctor about your BMI if you're under the age of 20.

 

Why is BMI important to know?

BMI is a good way to check your risk of diseases related to body fat. Living with overweight or obesity is associated with an increased risk of mortality and other diseases or conditions. Generally, the higher your BMI, the greater the risk of developing other chronic obesity-related diseases, including:

  • Type II diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Infertility
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)/Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Metabolic syndrome (MetS)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Obstructive sleep apnea and breathing problems
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Various types of cancer: including but not limited to - breast, colon, endometrial, oesophageal, kidney, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Gallstone disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Gout
  • Increased risk of mortality compared to those with a healthy BMI

Ask your doctor for more information about any of these diseases and how they relate to your BMI. You can also learn more about the health benefits of losing weight here.
 

What are the limits of BMI?

BMI is a simple and objective measurement, but it can be misleading in certain cases and for some groups of people. Research has shown that BMI is less accurate in predicting the risk of disease in people who are older, athletes, those who are tall or short, and those with more muscular body types. For example, elite athletes or bodybuilders have more muscle and weigh more, which makes their BMI higher.

BMI also doesn't take into account:

  • Hereditary risk factors associated with obesity-related diseases, such as metabolic syndrome
  • Environmental and lifestyle factors other than obesity that can contribute to your risk of developing chronic disease
  • How body fat is distributed in individuals 

It's important to remember that living with obesity doesn't necessarily mean you're unhealthy, just as being at a ‘normal’ weight doesn't mean you're healthy. Your BMI doesn't define you, but knowing and understanding your BMI can be a powerful tool for taking charge of your own health.

Regardless of your BMI, healthcare professionals recommend having a healthy diet and lifestyle. Talk to your doctor about your weight and health and evaluate what actions may be needed. 
 

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