Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
Click here to calculate your BMI.
You will need java installed in order to run this application.
Instructions: Select your gender, and then move the red slider handles or select your height and weight to calculate your BMI. The results of the BMI calculations are displayed below. Note that these are approximate values, and are intended to be used only as a rough guide. You can also use the formula of weight (in pounds) divided by your height (in inches) ² squared x 704.5 to find your exact BMI.
A National Health Problem
If you are morbidly obese, you are not alone. In 2004 a study released by Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that deaths due to poor diet and physical inactivity rose by 33 percent over the past decade and may soon overtake tobacco as the leading preventable cause of death.