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To discover your body mass index, just enter your height (cm), weight (kg), waist (cm - optional), gender and click Calculate

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This BMI, falls onto the underweight category. This is not always a bad thing; many people are naturally very slim and are healthy for it. But you are more likely to get osteoporosis. If you have lost weight without trying, or think you might have an eating disorder, talk to your GP.

Well done! This BMI and waist circumference show a healthy weight. This means that you are less likely to develop heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. You are probably a healthy weight because you eat well and take regular exercise. It’s important to keep up these healthy habits.

This BMI is in the underweight category yet the waist measurement is large. Take your measurements again and re-enter them. Talk to your GP if you have concerns.

This BMI is in the overweight category, but the waist is still a healthy size. This could mean that you are heavy and muscular from playing sport and don’t need to lose weight. If you’re not sporty then it is likely that you put on weight in other areas than your middle. This still puts your health at risk and losing weight is beneficial.

While you are not in the overweight category, the waist circumference is a little more than what it should be. It is possible to get rid of the extra weight through a combination of physical activity and healthy eating.

This BMI falls onto the obese category, but the waist is still a healthy size. This could mean that you are heavy and muscular from playing a lot of sport and don’t need to lose any weight at the moment. If you’re not sporty please check you entered the correct measurements.

This BMI is in the overweight category and there is some fat around your waist. This increases the risk of heart disease. But the good news is that you can turn this around by losing some weight.

These results show a BMI on the obese category and with storing of fat around the waist. There is a significantly increased risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. But the good news is that you can turn this around by losing some weight. Visit your GP to discuss losing weight.

This BMI falls into the obese category and storing some fat around the waist. There is a significantly increased risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. But the good news is that you can turn this around by losing some weight. Visit your GP or dietician immediately to discuss losing weight.

The waist size you entered is very small. Please remeasure your waist.

This BMI, falls onto the underweight category and it is recommended you see a GP. Many people are naturally slim and are still healthy. But be aware that being underweight means you are more likely to get osteoporosis.

According to this BMI you fall into the healthy weight range. This means you are less likely to develop weight related problems such as diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. Continue to eat a good balanced diet and be physically active regularly.

This BMI is in the overweight category. There is an increased risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers with a BMI in this range. Losing weight is beneficial and can be achieved through healthy eating and being active daily. It is a good idea to set a realistic target of amount of weight you would like to lose over a number of weeks. If you are muscular as a result of a lot of sport you don’t need to lose weight.

This BMI falls into the obese category. The risk of weight related diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease is increased. Seek advice from a GP for a medical examination before losing weight due to the increased risk of weight related diseases. It is a good idea to set a realistic target of amount of weight you would like to lose over a number of weeks.

This BMI falls into the obese category You are also more likely to be storing fat around your waist which significantly increases your risk of diseases such as heart disease, diabetes (type2) and certain cancers. Seek advice from a GP regarding weight loss and meal plans to help with the weight loss process.

This BMI, falls onto the underweight category and it is recommended you see a GP. Many people are naturally slim and are still healthy. But be aware that being underweight means you are more likely to get osteoporosis or you may have disrupted periods.

According to your BMI you fall into the healthy weight range. This means you are less likely to develop weight related problems such as diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. Continue to eat a good balanced diet and be physically active regularly.

This BMI is in the overweight category There is an increased risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers with a BMI in this range. Losing weight is beneficial and can be achieved through healthy eating and being active daily. It is a good idea to set a realistic target of amount of weight you would like to lose over a number of weeks. If you are muscular as a result of a lot of sport you don’t need to lose weight.

This BMI falls into the obese category Your risk of weight related diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease is increased. Seek advice from a GP for a medical examination before losing weight due to the increased risk of weight related diseases. It is a good idea to set a realistic target of amount of weight you would like to lose over a number of weeks.

This BMI falls into the obese category You are also more likely to be storing fat around your waist which significantly increases your risk of diseases such as heart disease, diabetes (type2) and certain cancers. Seek advice from a GP regarding weight loss and meal plans to help with the weight loss process.


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