Body mass index (BMI) is a calculation that takes into account body weight correlated with height. The result indicates whether the person is within the parameters of ideal weight.1

BMI is a method for grading the weight categories that may cause health problems.

Select your height and weight.

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24.8 Normal
Your BMI can be used as part of an assessment to see if you are at risk of undernutrition. However, it does not take into account any weight you may have lost recently. If you have any concerns about your BMI or have experienced any unintentional weight loss, you may wish to discuss it with your healthcare professional.

References

  1. WHO, 2004 http://apps.who.int/bmi/index.jsp?introPage=intro_3.html
    Accessed 1 September 2016.