Calculate your BMI & BMR
What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?
The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is healthy.
For most adults, an ideal BMI is in the 18.5 to 24.9 range.
For children and young people aged 2 to 18, the BMI calculation takes into account age and gender as well as height and weight.If your BMI is:
Calculate your BMI
What is Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)?
The amount of energy (in the form of calories) that the body needs to function while resting for 24 hours is known as the basal metabolic rate, or BMR.
To some extent your BMR is genetically determined but it can also be affected by certain health problems and by physical activity.
Other factors that influence our BMR include: