Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

BMI (Body Mass Index) is an estimate of body fat and a measure of a patients’ risk for diseases that can occur due to being overweight / obesity. Higher the BMI, higher the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, and certain cancers. Furthermore the ideal weight does not make you completely healthy as there are several tests to determine the same such as waist to hip ratio, fat to muscle ratio etc. It is advisable to consider all these parameters to evaluate one’s health.