| The NHLBI obesity guidelines propose that doctors
use body mass index (BMI) to assess patients because the index is
simple, correlates to fatness, and applies to both men and women.
To calculate your body mass index at this site, insert your weight in pounds and
select your height.
Click on the Compute button to see your body mass
A BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight and one 30 or above
is considered obese.