BMI Calculator


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Enter your age for the weight percentile calculation.

The weight percentile below, uses Dr.Halls' own algorithm on population data. A unique feature!

according to your age and height.

(This is your Weight Percentile, compared to other Americans)

If at 50th percentile, you are close to the average weight.
At 90th percentile, your weight is greater than 90% of others.
At 20th percentile, then 80% of others weigh more than you.


Click here for Body Mass Index and percentiles in-depth info

Try the new Ideal Weight calculator, which adjusts for your age and current weight.

Body Mass Index (BMI) can be used to indicate if you are overweight, obese, underweight or normal. It will, however, overestimate fatness in people who are muscular or athletic. It is not solely about your weight but also about your body composition. This includes your body-fat percentage compared to your muscle mass.

Because of these problems, this body mass index calculator shows extra statistics to help you be more informed and assess your own body weight compared to others of the same height and age. Also offered are average weight and height charts and Body Mass Index charts, which show data you just can't find anywhere else.

Are you a healthy weight Moose?
According to my BMI, I'm a bit too short for my weight.


Women tend to believe they look their best at Body Mass Index (BMI) values between 20 to 22. Men are usually satisfied with a BMI of between 23 to 25. If your BMI is between 17 to 22, your life expectancy is longer than average. You don't need to lose weight.

If your BMI is between 23 and 25, you are not considered overweight by most people. But if your BMI is 26 or more, that's not good. But you knew that already.

Above all, Don't Worry, Be Happy. It's unhealthy to have anxiety over a less-than-perfect body image. And, if this calculator's description of your body seems wrong for you, just trust your own judgment. A healthy mental attitude is just as important as physical fitness.

Don't forget guys, that your waist circumference measurement is also an indicator of if you are overweight.
Your wasit circ... what?
Your waist circumference, you know, abdominal fat, belly fat. How big is your tummy?


Why calculate your bmi? A bmi calculation is useful as a guide (or a general screening tool) to assess your general weight and health. There are, of course, many other factors to be taken into consideration as well as your height and weight when trying to assess how healthy you are. Your general well being, your diet, your level of physical activity, your body fat percentage, your waist measurement as well as if you have any obesity-related health problems.

There will be a healthy bmi range for each individual, so if your bmi score is not an accurate reflection of how you feel your body is, then don't worry about it. However, a high bmi (a body mass index bmi of 35 or over) does increase risk factors for certain conditions such as cardiovascular disease (heart disease) including high blood pressure, and some metabolic disorders such as type diabetes. also has it's own bmi chart for both men and women showing the bmi range changing according to age.


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