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Am I Overweight?

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About "Am I Overweight?" calculator


This calculator(Am I Overweight?) will calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index) and find out whether you are overweight or not. Please use this calculator for adults, 21 years old and older. Besides, this calculator is not appropriate for pregnant women.

How do I know if I am overweight?


To know if you are overweight or not, it can be simply determined by the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is the ratio of a person's weight to height, has traditionally been used to determine a person's weight related to healthy status. If your BMI is over 25, it falls within the overweight range. On the other hand, If your BMI is 18.5 or lower, it falls within the underweight range.

Is it bad to be overweight?


Obesity is bascially bad news for both the body and the mind. It can make someone feel tired easily and uncomfortable. Besides, carrying extra weight puts additional stress on the body, especially the bones and joints of the legs. Normally, overweight adults have a higher chance of getting the heart disease. So it is better to keep the BMI normal to stay healthy.

How to use this calculator to know if I am overweight or not?


Please enter your height and weight either in English or metric units, then click "Calculate" button. It will give you the result immediately.

References


More references: Can you be overweight and still be fit?








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