Body Mass IndexBody mass index is the ratio of weight to height to estimate body fat. It is advisable to use Body mass index along waist to hip ratio to get complete picture of your weight status. Body mass index is particularly helpful for identifying children and adults at risk of overweight. But it not gives completely accurate information.
The formula for Body mass index is WEIGHT (KG)/HEIGHT (MT2)
|Less than 18.5||Underweight|
|18.5 to 24.9||Normal weight|
|25 to 30||Over weight|
|More than 30||Obese|