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Fortis BMI Calculator

To check if your weight is within a healthy range - enter the information below & calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)

BMI Calculator

To determine if you're at a healthy weight, enter the following information and calculate your body mass index (BMI).




Waist Circumference

Your child's BMI is 25.1 with an unhealthy waist size

What it means:

Underweightless than 18.5



Obese30 or greater

What you can do

Congratulations! Your healthy weight is well worth the effort. It reduces your risk of serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. To maintain a healthy weight:

Understanding the results


     Weight Status       

  Below 18.5              


  18.5 - 24.9


  25.0 - 29.9


  30.0 & above


BMI of less than 18.5

You are underweight & you need to put on some weight.

Recommendation: Consult Your Doctor or Nutritionist

BMI of 18.5–24.9

Amazing - You are at a healthy weight for your height.

Recommendation: By maintaining a healthy weight, you lower your risk of developing serious health problems.

BMI of 25–29.9

You are slightly overweight.

Recommendation: You may be advised to lose some weight for health reasons. You are recommended to talk to your doctor or a dietitian for advice.

BMI of over 30

You are heavily overweight.

Recommendation: Your health may be at risk if you do not lose weight. You are recommended to talk to your doctor or a dietitian for advice.

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Body Mass Index or BMI is the key indicator for the measure of healthy body size determined by the person’s weight & height. BMI helps indicated whether an individual is underweight if they have a healthy weight or they are overweight and obese. Health risks of an individual are interdependent on their BMI. Although BMI may not be an accurate diagnostic tool, it is useful to screen & detect potential weight problems.

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