Graph your BMI against the healthy norm
Risks of being overweight
These difficulties are tied to the fat and overweight
A BMI of greater than 25 (overweight
) or a BMI more than 30 (obese
) have a risk of diseases and health conditions, including,:
Begun way back in 1830, BMI is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height.
This app will calculate your body mass index and tell you if you are underweight, overweight or if your weight is optimal. Just enter your vital statistics and click the button. Your result will be shown on a graph for you.
Work it out!
Use the body mass formula to get your bmi
- BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
- BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)
Body Mass formulations do not take into account physical characteristic variants.More information here wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more details