How do you calculate to obtain an accurate BMI value?

#
3 doctors weighed in:
How do you calculate to obtain an accurate BMI value?

3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Randolph Thomas

Pediatrics

In brief:
Use a calculator

There are so many online calculators now for bmi that you don't have to do the calculation yourself.

In brief:
Use a calculator

There are so many online calculators now for bmi that you don't have to do the calculation yourself.

Thank

Dr. Dean Giannone

Internal Medicine

In brief:
NHLBI

Try this website: http://www.

nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers.

In brief:
NHLBI

Try this website: http://www.

nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers.

Dr. Dean Giannone

Thank

Get help from a real doctor now

Dr. Warren Strudwick

Board Certified, Sports Medicine

26 years in practice

490K people helped

Continue

107,000 doctors available