Your body mass index
What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?
Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated based on your sex, age, height, and weight. This shows the BMI category you are falling into based on your physical indicators, namely: Underweight, Normal weight, Overweight or Obesity. BMI is one type of tool to help health professionals assess the risk of chronic diseases.
Waist circumference is a simple check to understand whether or not you have any excess body fat. Body fat may be a health risk factor or may contribute to the development of some serious health conditions.