Your BMI, or Body Mass Index is a common measure that is used to determine if you are within a healthy weight level based on your height and weight.

Use the calculator on the right to determine your BMI or use the table below  to find your BMI ratio.


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To use this table find your height in inches or cm on the left and corresponding point to where your weight (in kg or lbs) meets to determine your BMI score.

 

Underweight
Being underweight may weaken your immune system and increase your risk of diseases such as osteoporosis.

What you can do to gain weight and get to a healthy BMI
Diet:
Include at least five portions of fruit and vegetables daily; avoid refined carbohydrates and junk food. Introduce healthy snacks such as nuts in between meals, and increase the calories in your diet.
Exercise:
Exercise daily and include strength training (light weights) to help develop lean muscle and increase your weight in a healthy way.

Normal
Congratulations! Your BMI indicates you are a healthy weight, reducing the risk of serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

What you can do to maintain your healthy weight
Diet:
Include at least five portions of fruits and vegetables daily; avoid refined carbohydrates and junk food.
Exercise:
45 minutes of brisk exercise five days a week.

Overweight
Losing weight can make a dramatic difference to your risk of serious diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

What you can do to lose weight
Diet:
Include at least five portions of fruits and vegetables daily; avoid refined carbohydrates, saturated fats and junk food.
Exercise:
Even small amounts of exercise will provide immediate health benefits. Aim for 45 – 60 minutes of exercise, five days a week.
Lifestyle:
Embrace a healthy lifestyle and avoid alcohol. Do not skip meals. Set action goals for healthy activities and measure yourself against these goals. Consults your healthcare professional to find the best weight-loss approach and exercise routine for you.

Obese
Losing weight can make a dramatic difference to your risk of serious diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

What you can do to lose weight
Diet:
Include at least five portions of fruits and vegetables daily; avoid refined carbohydrates, saturated fats and junk food.
Exercise:
Even small amounts of exercise will provide immediate health benefits. Aim for 45 – 60 minutes of exercise, five days a week.
Lifestyle:
Embrace a healthy lifestyle and avoid alcohol. Do not skip meals. Set action goals for healthy activities and measure yourself against these goals. Consults your healthcare professional to find the best weight-loss approach and exercise routine for you.

 

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