The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy these quality-of-life factors too. BMI is an indicator of the amount of body fat for most people. It is used as a screening tool to identify whether an adult is at a healthy weight. Your body is made up of water, fat, protein, carbohydrate and various vitamins and minerals. If you have too much fat — especially if a lot of it is at your waist — you're at higher risk for such health problems as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol and diabetes.
Healthy Weight and BMI Calculator Chart for Adult Men and Women
Calculate Your BMI - Standard BMI Calculator
This table shows us that a woman who is 5 ft. She is considered obese BMI is 30 or more if she is closer to pounds or more. A man who is 5 ft.
Back to Healthy weight. Use this calculator to check your body mass index BMI and find out if you're a healthy weight. Or you can use it to check your child's BMI. Being underweight could be a sign you're not eating enough or you may be ill.