Adult Body Mass Calculator
 
 

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Body Mass Tool

Don’t just trust your scale to tell you if you are too heavy. This tool uses not just what you weigh, but also how tall you are. The goal for most people is a score between 18 and 25.

How tall are you? What do you weigh?

Sources

How Are Obesity and Overweight Diagnosed? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Accessed at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/diagnosis.html

Author: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Online Source: CDC. Adult BMI calculator
Online Source: CDC. About BMI for adults
Online Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. How Are Overweight and Obesity Diagnosed?
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Dozier, Tennille, RN, BSN, RDMS
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Date Last Reviewed: 11/30/2013
Date Last Modified: 12/22/2013