What Is BMI?
BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is a metric used to estimate body fat based on an individual's weight and height. By calculating BMI, one can get to know whether he/she is underweight, overweight or has an ideal weight.
How do I calculate my BMI?
Choose your gender and preferred unit of measurement using the calculator below. Then use the sliders to enter your height and weight. Click on 'calculate', and the calculator will tell you your BMI.
How accurate is BMI?
The BMI is a useful measurement for most people over 18. But, to be fair, it is just an estimate. It has some limitations as it doesn't take into account age and ethnicity.
For more information, speak to your doctor.
If you're pregnant, BMI does not apply