BMI or Body Mass Index is a number which indicate the level of fat in a persons body. BMI is based on the height and weight of a person. Has this question ever distrubed you - Am I over weight? BMI will help you find the answer. Calculate your BMI using this BMI calculator and find out whether you've got a healthy bmi or not.
This online BMI test is very simple. To calculate bmi, enter your height (in cms or feet and inches), and your weight (in Kgs or lbs).
Body Mass Index or BMI is a reliable statistical measurement of a person's body fat. BMI tells you if you are underweight, normal, overweight or obese.Bmi also helps you in estimating a healthy body weight and also determining any potential health risk.
Body Mass Index or bmi is calculated by dividing the weight (in kilograms) of a person by his height in meters squared.
Therefore BMI = Weight [kg]/Height [m2]
Given below is the BMI key which indicate the BMI and the weight category to which a particular index belongs.
|BMI Index||Weight Category|
|18.5 to 24.9||Healthy|
|25 to 29.9||Overweight|
|30 to 34.9||Grade 1 Obesity|
|35 to 39.9||Grade 2 Obesity|
|> 40||Grade 3 (Morbid Obesity)|
Usually a BMI index between 18.6 and 24.9 is considered healthy. Body BMI below 18.6 is underweight and BMI between 24.9 and 29.9 is considered overweight. However if your BMI is above 30, it indicates that the person is obese and requires immediate medical attention.
The BMI calculator given here is for information purpose only and should not be considered an alternative to professional medical assistance
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