Your BMI (body mass index) is a good indicator of healthy weight for both men and women. It is a numerical value of your weight in relation to your height. BMIs higher than 30+ are associated with increased health risks.
Morbid obesity is the #1 health problem in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). There are 50 million people in America who are considered obese, while 8 to 10 million are considered morbidly obese.
Morbid obesity is defined by the National Institutes of Health as having a BMI of ≥ 35 kg/m2..
Those who qualify for surgery usually have a BMI of 35 with a significant health problem or a BMI of over 40. Use the calculator below to calculate your BMI:
This calculator is for adults only and may not be accurate for all body types. To get a better assessment of your BMI, please attend one of our upcoming seminars.