Body Mass Index

Find out what your BMI number means

Do you have concerns about your weight?

Small steps lead to better health. Ask you health care provier about healthy eating and exercise.

  • Losing weight is one of the best things you could do for your health.
  • 5-10 percent weight loss over a year is enough to improve your health.
  • Making healthy lifestyle changes would be really great for you and your family.

Understanding Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body mass index (or BMI) is a measure which shows whether people have a healthy weight for their height. Ask your health care provider what this means to you.


lb50  My Weight
-50             100             150             200             250            300+
in48  My Height
-48           54           60            66            72            78            84+

If you have any questions about what your BMI number means, please be sure to talk with your healthcare provider.

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