Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-height ratio that is commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres (kg/m2).

Use our BMI calculator below to work out your BMI

Body Mass Index Calculator

Recommended Weight Loss

If you are looking to lose weight the recommended and safest weight loss if you are on a diet is around 1-2 pounds per week. However, obese patients are expected to lose higher amounts of weight.

A good way to check if you are a healthy weight is to use the Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator. Your BMI is a measure of whether you’re a healthy weight for your height. It can indicate whether you have an inflated risk of serious health problems.

How to use the BMI chart

Line up your height (vertical) measurement, and then your weight (horizontal) measurement. Where the lines cross is where you are in the weight range.

BMI Chart

What the results mean:

Underweight

To fall into this category you may not be eating enough food to supply your body with all the nutrients it needs. Being underweight can lead to health problems such as osteoporosis, anaemia and fertility issues.

Healthy

Well done! You have fallen within the 'Healthy' category which means you're at least risk of developing any weight-related medical problems.

Risk of health problems

It is important you start to look at your diet and exercise regime in order to work out the best way to lose weight. At NSC Clinics we have doctors on hand who can put a diet and exercise plan in place for you. Losing weight will reduce the risk of health issues and can also improve existing health conditions. Our slimmers have changed their lives for the better and hundreds are curing themselves from weight related illnesses due to losing weight with NSC Clinics. *

Severe risk of health problems

It is vital you look at your diet and exercise regime in order to work out the best way to lose weight. At NSC Clinics we have doctors on hand who can put a diet and exercise plan in place for you. We can also provide prescription medication to help suppress your appetite which will stop you having the food you don't need and help you with your portion control. Losing weight will reduce the risk of health issues and can also improve existing health conditions. Lots of our slimmers have changed their lives for the better and hundreds are curing themselves from weight related illnesses due to losing weight with NSC Clinics. *

*Please note individual results may vary & these results are not guaranteed.

Testimonial

Ami Fawcett from Brighton

"I went back a week after and I had lost 9 pounds in a week, I was shocked! Weeks turned into months and I became more confident and determined to keep going – I didn’t want to let myself down. Before I knew it, in the last 5 months, I had lost 4 stone! It was really easy – the support from the staff helped me get motivated.*"

Testimonial

Gemma Tonks from Salisbury

"I feel much better and healthier now I’ve lost weight. I’ve signed up to do the Race for Life and I wouldn’t of attempted to do that when I was bigger because I just didn’t have the energy.*"

Our Tweets

Subscribe to Newsletter