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Body Mass Index (BMI) 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?


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