Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator
BMI is a measurement of a person’s leanness or corpulence based on their height and weight, and is intended to quantify tissue mass. It is widely used as a general indicator of whether a person has a healthy body weight for their height.
This simple Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator can be used to calculate BMI value and corresponding weight status while taking weight and height into consideration. Use the “By Kilo (Kg)” tab for the International System of Units or the “By pound” value to convert units into either metric or US units. Yor valuse will be displayed and discussed below in detail.
Health Risks of Overweight & Obesity
- High blood pressure
- Type II diabetes
- Coronary heart disease
- Higher levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol
- Increased risk of mortality compared to those with a healthy BMI
- Higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19