Body mass index calculator


Body Mass Index (BMI) calculatorAs is known, excessive weight as well as lack of weight is destructive to health. Thus, one should keep his weight trim.

How to calculate the norm?

To find out whether your weight is in a norm the scientists introduced a notion body mass index (BMI), defined considering the ratio of height to weight.

The body mass index (BMI) is determined by formula: I = m/h2,
Where m – is weight of an individual in kilos, and h – is height of an individual in metres.

World Health Organization determined the following BMI:


Body mass index range

Body mass index, kg/m2

Category

18,5 and less

  Underweight

  18,5- 24,9

  Normal (healthy weight)

25-29,9

  Overweight

30-34,9

  Obese Class I (Moderately obese)

35-39,9

  Obese Class II (Severely obese)

over 40

  Obese Class III (Very severely obese)

 

If you want to define whether your weight is healthy, under or over the norm, enter the necessary data in the form below and press  Calculate.


If your weight is needed to be corrected use online Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) calculator to rate the required number of calories you need to get during the day to lose or put on weight.

Afterwards, use Calorie charts to select your own corresponding menu.


See also:
Basal Metabolic Rate calculator
Body fat calculator
Waist to hip ratio calculator




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