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Obesity is a chronic disease characterized by the accumulation of excess body fat. Obesity can have negative effects on your mental and physical health, and negatively impact your quality of life.

A clinical evaluation can offer you and your healthcare provider guidance on the best obesity treatment options for your unique condition. Such evaluations can help to clarify how your weight influences your overall health and wellbeing. Both a mental health assessment and a physical exam may be included.

* This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. Please consult your healthcare provider for BMI information if you are under the age of 20.

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Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill. 

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range. 

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI between 21 kg/m2 and 23 kg/m2 still puts you at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. 

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI between 21 kg/m2 and 23 kg/m2 still puts you at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. 

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. 

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or above further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI between 23-24.9 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI between 23-24.9 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity. 

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 26 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women can have a slightly lower risk of weight-related health complications, since weight tends to be stored in the hips and buttocks.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill. 

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women can have a slightly lower risk of weight-related health complications, since weight tends to be stored in the hips and buttocks.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women can have a slightly lower risk of weight-related health complications, since weight tends to be stored in the hips and buttocks.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI over 25 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2  further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI of over 27 kg/m2  further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 23 kg/m2 raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means a BMI above 27 kg/m2 further raises your risk of certain health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity puts you at an increased risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 25 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity puts you at an increased risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 25 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity puts you at a high risk of chronic health conditions at a lower BMI than in white populations (below BMI 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill. 

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity. 

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

People with your ethnicity have been shown to be more likely than average to experience diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means you are at an increased risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 25 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means you are at an increased risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 25 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women can have a slightly lower risk of weight-related health complications, since weight tends to be stored in the hips and buttocks.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Your ethnicity means you are at a high risk of chronic health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, at a lower BMI than in white populations (below 30 kg/m2)

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Underweight

Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or that you may be ill.

Recommendation

If you're underweight, contact your doctor for further evaluation.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Normal weight

Your weight is within the normal BMI range.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends that you keep your weight within this range.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Overweight

Being in this category could raise your risk of developing obesity or other health problems.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

The medical community recommends talking to your doctor if you have concerns about your weight. 

For people in this range without co-morbidities, the objective is to prevent further weight gain.

If you are experiencing weight-related health complications, the objective is to reduce weight.

You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity I

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity II

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women can have a slightly lower risk of weight-related health complications, since weight tends to be stored in the hips and buttocks.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Men tend to accumulate weight in the waist, which can increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

Your result: Obesity III

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity.

Weight tends to naturally increase with age, which can also raise the risk of weight-related health complications.*

Evidence suggests that women who store excess weight in the hips and buttocks might have a slighly lower risk of weight-related health complications compared to men.

Recommendation

Having a BMI of 30 and above may mean that you have obesity and may be at risk of other weight related complications. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or another healthcare provider trained in obesity management. 

The goal of managing and treating obesity is not simply to lose weight, but instead to improve health and lower the risks of other health complications.  

There are various scientifically proven treatment options for obesity that may be suggested for people in this category. 

Doctors make recommendations depending on the specific needs, current health status, and whether there are any weight-related complications. 

Treatments can include**:

 You can learn more about treatment options here.

*This BMI calculator is not applicable if you are below 20 years old. BMI is interpreted differently for children and teens, even though it is calculated using the same formula as adult BMI. Please consult with your healthcare provider for BMI information for under 20s.

**Disclaimer: This information is not a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider. If you have any questions regarding your health, you should contact your general practitioner or another qualified healthcare provider.

***Bariatric surgery is generally considered for people with a BMI of over 35 who also have weight-related complications. It is also generally considered for people with a BMI of 40 or above.

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References

References for Age Statements

  • GBD 2015 Obesity Collaborators. (2017). Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years. New England Journal of Medicine, 377(1), 13-27.
  • Meeuwsen, S., Horgan, G. W., & Elia, M. (2010). The relationship between BMI and percent body fat, measured by bioelectrical impedance, in a large adult sample is curvilinear and influenced by age and sex. Clinical nutrition, 29(5), 560-566.
  • Lin, H., Zhang, L., Zheng, R., & Zheng, Y. (2017). The prevalence, metabolic risk and effects of lifestyle intervention for metabolically healthy obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis: a PRISMA-compliant article. Medicine, 96(47).

 

References for all Gender Statements

Male:

  • Kim, K. B., & Shin, Y. A. (2020). Males with Obesity and Overweight. Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome, 29(1), 18.
  • Schorr, M., Dichtel, L. E., Gerweck, A. V., Valera, R. D., Torriani, M., Miller, K. K., & Bredella, M. A. (2018). Sex differences in body composition and association with cardiometabolic risk. Biology of sex differences, 9(1), 1-10.
  • Lin, H., Zhang, L., Zheng, R., & Zheng, Y. (2017). The prevalence, metabolic risk and effects of lifestyle intervention for metabolically healthy obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis: a PRISMA-compliant article. Medicine, 96(47).

Female:

  • Schorr, M., Dichtel, L. E., Gerweck, A. V., Valera, R. D., Torriani, M., Miller, K. K., & Bredella, M. A. (2018). Sex differences in body composition and association with cardiometabolic risk. Biology of sex differences, 9(1), 1-10.
  • Lin, H., Zhang, L., Zheng, R., & Zheng, Y. (2017). The prevalence, metabolic risk and effects of lifestyle intervention for metabolically healthy obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis: a PRISMA-compliant article. Medicine, 96(47).
  • Manolopoulos KN, Karpe F, Frayn KN: Gluteofemoral body fat as a determinant of metabolic health. Int J Obes 2010, 34: 949–959. 10.1038/ijo.2009.286

 

References for Ethnic Groups

Black Ethnic Group

NICE Guidelines:

  • BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups
    Public health guideline [PH46] Published date: 03 July 2013
  • Obesity: identification, assessment and management
    Clinical guideline [CG189]Published date: 27 November 2014

South Asian Ethnic Group

NICE Guidelines:

  • BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups
    Public health guideline [PH46] Published date: 03 July 2013
  • Obesity: identification, assessment and management
    Clinical guideline [CG189]Published date: 27 November 2014

INDIAN CONSENSUS GUIDELINES

  • Misra A., Chowbey P., Makkar B.M. Consensus statement for diagnosis of obesity, abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome for Asian Indians and recommendations for physical activity, medical and surgical management. J Assoc Physicians India. 2009;57:163–170.

East Asian Ethnic Group

NICE Guidelines:

  • BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups
    Public health guideline [PH46] Published date: 03 July 2013
  • Obesity: identification, assessment and management
    Clinical guideline [CG189]Published date: 27 November 2014

Additional References/ Guidelines:

  • South Korean Guidelines 
  • Chinese study to identify 'optimal cut-off points of BMI'
  • Review explaining lowered thresholds for BMI in Japan and Asia-Oceania: Criteria and classification of obesity in Japan and Asia-Oceania. Kanazawa M, Yoshiike N, Osaka T, Numba Y, Zimmet P, Inoue S World Rev Nutr Diet. 2005; 94():1-12.
  • Examination Committee of Criteria for'Obesity Disease'in Japan. (2002). New criteria for'obesity disease'in Japan. Circulation journal: official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, 66(11), 987-992.

Southeast Asian Ethnic Group

NICE Guidelines:

  • BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups
    Public health guideline [PH46] Published date: 03 July 2013
  • Obesity: identification, assessment and management
    Clinical guideline [CG189]Published date: 27 November 2014

Additional References:

  • Consultation, W. E. (2004). Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies. Lancet (London, England), 363(9403), 157-163.

Middle Eastern Ethnic Group

  • Study Published in Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research on BMI Cut offs for 'Arab Population in Middle East'
  • Obesity Clinical Practice Recommendations in UAE
  • Iranian study aiming to evaluate and redfine BMI for Iranian population based on metabolic syndrome risk factors
  • Omani study on BMI and WC cut-offs for Omani Arabs due to need to re-evaluate BMI for non-Western groups
  • Tunisian study published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Journal and co-authored by Tunisian, Newcastle and Imperial Academics

Mixed Ethnic Group

  • Albright, C. L., Steffen, A. D., Wilkens, L. R., Henderson, B. E., & Kolonel, L. N. (2008). The prevalence of obesity in ethnic admixture adults. Obesity, 16(5), 1138-1143.

Pacific Islander Ethnic Group

  • WHO Report
  • Kim, S. Y., England, L., Sappenfield, W., Wilson, H. G., Bish, C. L., Salihu, H. M., & Sharma, A. J. (2012). Racial/ethnic differences in the percentage of gestational diabetes mellitus cases attributable to overweight and obesity, Florida, 2004-2007. Preventing chronic disease, 9.
  • Hawley, N.L., McGarvey, S.T. Obesity and Diabetes in Pacific Islanders: the Current Burden and the Need for Urgent Action. Curr Diab Rep 15, 29 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11892-015-0594-5
  • Young, D. R., Fischer, H., Arterburn, D., Bessesen, D., Cromwell, L., Daley, M. F., ... & Yamamoto, A. (2018). Associations of overweight/obesity and socioeconomic status with hypertension prevalence across racial and ethnic groups. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 20(3), 532-540.
  • Furusawa, T., Naka, I., Yamauchi, T. et al. The Q223R polymorphism in LEPR is associated with obesity in Pacific Islanders. Hum Genet 127, 287–294 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00439-009-0768-9

Latin(o/a) and Hispanic Ethnic Group:

  • Berber, A., Gómez-Santos, R., Fanghänel, G. et al. Anthropometric indexes in the prediction of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidaemia in a Mexican population. Int J Obes 25, 1794–1799 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.ijo.0801827
  • Nicole Cossrow, Bonita Falkner, Race/Ethnic Issues in Obesity and Obesity-Related Comorbidities, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 89, Issue 6, 1 June 2004, Pages 2590–2594, https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2004-0339
  • Ruilope, L. M., Nunes Filho, A. C. B., Nadruz Jr, W., Rosales, F. R., & Verdejo-Paris, J. (2018). Obesity and hypertension in Latin America: Current perspectives. Hipertension y riesgo vascular, 35(2), 70-76.
  • Herrera, V., Casas, J., Miranda, J. et al. Interethnic differences in the accuracy of anthropometric indicators of obesity in screening for high risk of coronary heart disease. Int J Obes 33, 568–576 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2009.35

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