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Check out our other pages to learn to interpret your results, to understand the limitations and myths of BMI, and to see strategies for body positivity and weight management.

Result About Results
Underweight BMI is less than 18.5
Normal weight BMI is 18.5 to 24.9
Overweight BMI is 25 to 29.9
Obese BMI is 30 or more
*These are not definitive labels and do not take into account individual factors. Consult a healthcare professional to learn more about your results.

About BMI Finder

Calculate your body mass index from your height and weight using this free online calculator. Find your BMI using either imperial or metric measurements. BMI (body mass index) is a simple calculation that uses a person's height and weight to assess their weight status. It does not measure body fat directly, but it is a good indicator of where someone may stand. Learn more about how to interpret your results, their limitations, and myths about BMI on our site.

What can I use my BMI for?

  • You can screen for weight-related health risks. A high BMI can be a sign of increased risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. It is important to get regular checkups and to talk to your doctor about your weight and health risks. Eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly can help maintain a healthy weight..
  • You can track your weight loss or gain over time, which can help you stay motivated in your weight loss or weight gain goals. Learn more strategies for healthy weight managment here.
  • You can compare your BMI to the BMI’s of the general population, which can help you understand where you fall compared to others.
  • It is important to note that BMI is not a perfect measure of body fat makeup. It does not take into account muscle mass, bone density, or body composition. Therefore, it is important to talk to your doctor about your weight status and any concerns you may have. Learn more about its limitations here.

What can I use BMI Finder for?

  • You can find out which of four weight categories your BMI falls in: underweight, normal weight, overweight, and obese. Your weight category can help you understand your risk for health problems related to your weight.
  • You can track positive and negative BMI changes, which can help you stay motivated in your weight loss or your weight gain goals. Remember, not all “weight” is created equal – so this should just be a directional measure.
  • You can compare your newly found BMI to the average BMI for your age and sex, which can help you understand if your weight is within a healthy range.
  • If you are concerned about your weight or weight status, talk to your doctor. They can help you understand your BMI and what it means for your health.

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