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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.
Instead of takeaway, try our fakeaway recipes for a tastier healthier meal
This delicious alternative on a takeaway is classic and is sure to be a hit with the whole family. It is also suitable for vegetarians!
Why not try making your own pizza from home? A family favourite that can be ready in under half an hour!
Enjoy this homemade version of a takeaway classic! This recipe is even healthier and just as tasty as the original from your local takeaway.
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