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It is safe for healthy adults to eat raw or lightly-cooked eggs, but these can cause food poisoning in vulnerable groups.
To discover your body mass index, just enter your height (cm), weight (kg), waist (cm - optional), gender and click Calculate
Your current BMI is:
According to your BMI, you are underweight. 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! Your BMI and waist circumference show that you are 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.
Your BMI puts you in the underweight category yet your waist is large. Take your measurements again and re-enter them. Talk to your GP if you have concerns.
Your BMI puts you in the overweight category, but your 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 overweight, your 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.
Your BMI puts you in the obese category, but your waist is still a healthy size. This could mean that you are heavy and muscular from playing a lot of sport don’t need to lose any weight at the moment. If you’re not sporty please check you entered the correct measurements.
Your results show that you are overweight and are storing fat around your waist. This increases your risk of heart disease. But the good news is that you can turn this around by losing some weight.
Your results show that you are obese and are storing fat around your waist. You are at 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.
Your results show that you are very obese and are storing fat around your waist. You are at 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.
Fish is incredibly versatile. Try these delicious recipes to make sure you're getting your recommended two portions a week.
Enjoy this tasty seafood stew for your dinner. It would also make a great lunch if you have any left over. This recipe was featured on RTE Operation Transformation.
This recipe contains over half of your recommended protein and is sure to be a hit with all the family!
Experts recommend that we eat two portions of fish a week and this fish pie is a great way to get fish into your diet.
Salmon is a quick-cook food and it is rich in healthy omega-3 fats and vitamin D. The perfect food for a healthy brain, nervous system and to help protect against heart disease
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