Body Mass Index

Body Mass Index (BMI) indicates whether your body weight is appropriate for your height, obese or overweight.

Body mass index calculator BMI

You need to enter your weight, height, respective units and press calculate BMI.  You are provided with your BMI, BMI classification (whether your weight is normal, obese or overweight), and what should be your ideal body weight range.

Under weight, Severely Underweight, Very Severely Underweight

Being underweight may weaken your immune system and increase your risk of osteoporosis. To improve your weight; be on healthy eating by choose of a variety of nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains and energy-dense foods like olive oil, nuts and dried fruits.

Additionally, you can take healthy snacks in-betweens your meal.  Some healthy snacks are whole-grain crackers and nuts that to increase calories. Strength training exercise can promote lean muscles development and gaining weight in a healthy way.

Consult your doctor to achieve a healthier weight or to address unexpected weight loss.

Normal BMI

Congratulations! You are at healthy weight; it reduces your risk towards serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

To continue maintaining your healthy weight; be on healthy eating choose of a variety of nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains and small amounts of energy-dense foods like olive oil, nuts and dried fruits and do exercise for 30 to 60 minutes of moderately intense activity daily.

Overweight, Moderately Obese, Severely Obese, Very Severely Obese

Keep in mind, the benefits of healthy weight; such as reduced risk towards heart disease, stroke and diabetes, increased energy and improved mental alertness.

From now give up your unhealthy eating habits and strongly adhere with healthy eating by choosing a variety of nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains mostly rich in fibers. Start medium to intensive exercising for 30 to 60 minutes per day on most of the days in a week.

Consult your doctor for the best weight-loss approach specifically for you. Set an achievable goal and try achieving it, after achieving fix another stronger goal and work for it and so on.