Body Mass Index(BMI) is a widely used method of defining a healthy weight based on height.
It doesn't asses body fat directly as it is the costliest process. But BMI is an indirect way of assessment of body fat and an alternative option to estimate if someone is overweight or Obese.
This tool is will determine if a person is overweight or obese. It is just an alternative method to assess body fat as measuring body fat directly is expensive.
Don't Need to visit a doctor for BMI
All you have to do is enter your current height and your weight and the calculator will do the math for you.
Find Your BMI
Below are the generally accepted categories of BMI.
Underweight BMI=Below 19
Normal BMI range for men = 19 - 24
Normal BMI range for women =18 – 24
Overweight BMI range = 25 -29
Obese BMI = 30 or higher