BMI (Body Mass Index) Calculator

Determine your weight category (underweight, normal weight, overweight, obese, extremely obese) based on your weight in relation to your height.

Enter Your Height:

Enter Your Weight: lbs

Your BMI Is: 

BMI Categories:

Less than 18.5  =  Underweight
18.5 – 24.9  =  Normal Weight
25 – 29.9  =  Overweight
30 – 39.9  =  Obese
40 or more  =  Extremely Obese

If your BMI is 25 or more (overweight or obese), you are considered at risk for developing high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. In general, the higher your BMI, the greater your risk.

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