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Boots WebMD BMI Plus Calculator

First, take a moment to provide your information below & select Calculate.

The BMI plus calculator is an innovative health and weight calculator that gives personal results to help assess your weight. Whether you're just getting started or have already begun your journey, this calculator will help you understand your body's needs as your body changes for optimal personal success!

Your Information

The BMI plus calculator will calculate the following:

Gender
Unit
Height
Current Weight (1 stone = 14 lbs)
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Waist size
  • BMI – Body Mass Index BMI is used to find out if a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese.
  • Waist size Is your waist size ideal, high or very high?
  • Cutting calories How many calories a day do you need to cut in order to achieve weight loss
  • Exercise How much activity is recommended a week for better health?

Your BMI index (BMI) is

Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

20

See the chart below to learn more about your BMI number.


Learn more about weight loss and body mass index (BMI)

Your BMI is just part of the story. Health risks such as diabetes and heart problems vary depending on where any excess fat is stored. Fat around the tummy or belly causes more health problems than fat in other places, such as your bottom or thighs

Your Waist size is

Your waist size: inches

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Weight loss needs to be done steadily and sustainably. To lose 1lb a week, reduce your daily calorie intake by 500 calories. Seek medical advice about your target weight and how to achieve it.

If your BMI result suggests you are underweight, do not attempt to lose more weight and seek medical advice.

Managing your weight is about balancing the fuel you take on board through calories in food and drink with the calories you burn through everyday activities and exercise.

UK guidelines recommend taking 150 minutes of exercise a week to maintain health. Do least 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as cycling or fast walking every week, and muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups - legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms.

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