Global Body Mass Index Calculator
Child BMI calculator is only valid for children between 2 and 20 years.
Body Mass Calculator For Men
Looking for a body mass calculator for men concerned about your weight? We can help you calculate your BMI and help you lose weight if necessary.
Use the body mass calculator for men (and women) above to find your BMI and consider what action you should take depending on the results.
BMI of over 35
This means you are classed as obese and you should consult your Doctor or Practice Nurse – they can advise you on additional options available to support you with losing weight.
Being obese increases your risk of developing a number of serious and potentially life-threatening diseases, such as:
- type 2 diabetes
- heart disease
- some types of cancer, such as breast cancer and colon cancer
In addition, obesity can damage your quality of life and can often trigger depression.
BMI of 30+
If the body mass calculator for men indicates a BMI of over 30 it shows the you are very overweight.
As your BMI increases, your risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes and some cancers increases. It is important that you take steps to reduce your weight. The good news is that even losing small amounts of weight can benefit your health.
Aim to exercise more and eat and drink fewer calories. Find out how other have lost weight quickly and are now living a healthier life.
BMI is between 25 – 30
Being overweight increases your risk of developing coronary heart disease, as well as other health conditions such as diabetes. Keeping to a healthy weight will help you control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
As above aim to exercise more and eat fewer calories.
BMI of between 18.5 – 25
You are a healthy weight for your height. But we recommend that you also check your waist measurement using your Heart Matters tape measure.
Aim to keep within the ideal weight range by eating a healthy, well-balanced diet and taking regular exercise. The minimum level of physical activity recommended for adults is 30 minutes a day, five days a week.
Your BMI is less than 18.5
This means you are underweight. It’s important to avoid being underweight especially as you get older.
Aim to keep within your healthy weight range. Being underweight can affect your ability to fight infection and recover from illness. It can also weaken your muscles – including your heart.
Talk to your Doctor if you’re losing weight without trying to make sure there aren’t any other problems causing this.
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