Am I overweight, obese, or morbidly obese?

Answering this question will help you to get started by taking the first step down the path to a healthier you.

If you are interested in bariatric surgery, your next step should be to attend one of our FREE evening information sessions held every third Thursday of each month. If you are interested in medical weight loss, simply make an appointment.

If you don't know your ideal weight or your body mass index, below are tools you can use to determine if you are overweight, obese, or morbidly obese.

There are several medically accepted criteria for defining overweight, obesity, and morbid obesity.

You are overweight if you:
have a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 25 — 29.9

You are obese if you:
have a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 30 — 39.9

You are morbidly obese if you are:
more than 100 lbs. over your Ideal Body Weight, or
have a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40, or
have a BMI over 35 and are experiencing severe negative health effects,
    such as high blood pressure or diabetes, related to being severely overweight
unable to achieve a healthy body weight for a sustained period of time,
    even through medically supervised dieting

The Ideal Body Weight Chart and Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator are tools that help you gain the knowledge necessary to empower you to take control and take action.

Find your ideal body weight by selecting your height.  Then enter your height and weight below to calculate your BMI. The results of the BMI calculations are displayed. Note that these are approximate values, and are intended to be used only as a rough guide.

Ideal Body Weight Chart:

Male Body Weight Chart
Height Ideal Weight
4' 6" 63 - 77 lbs.
4' 7" 68 - 84 lbs.
4' 8" 74 - 90 lbs.
4' 9" 79 - 97 lbs.
4' 10" 85 - 103 lbs.
4' 11" 90 - 110 lbs.
5' 0" 95 - 117 lbs.
5' 1" 101 - 123 lbs.
5' 2" 106 - 130 lbs.
5' 3" 112 - 136 lbs.
5' 4" 117 - 143 lbs.
5' 5" 122 - 150 lbs.
5' 6" 128 - 156 lbs.
5' 7" 133 - 163 lbs.
5' 8" 139 - 169 lbs.
5' 9" 144 - 176 lbs.
5' 10" 149 - 183 lbs.
5' 11" 155 - 189 lbs.
6' 0" 160 - 196 lbs.
6' 1" 166 - 202 lbs.
6' 2" 171 - 209 lbs.
6' 3" 176 - 216 lbs.
6' 4" 182 - 222 lbs.
6' 5" 187 - 229 lbs.
6' 6" 193 - 235 lbs.
6' 7" 198 - 242 lbs.
6' 8" 203 - 249 lbs.
6' 9" 209 - 255 lbs.
6' 10" 214 - 262 lbs.
6' 11" 220 - 268 lbs.
7' 0" 225 - 275 lbs.
 
Female Body Weight Chart
Height Ideal Weight
4' 6" 63 - 77 lbs.
4' 7" 68 - 83 lbs.
4' 8" 72 - 88 lbs.
4' 9" 77 - 94 lbs.
4' 10" 81 - 99 lbs.
4' 11" 86 - 105 lbs.
5' 0" 90 - 110 lbs.
5' 1" 95 - 116 lbs.
5' 2" 99 - 121 lbs.
5' 3" 104 - 127 lbs.
5' 4" 108 - 132 lbs.
5' 5" 113 - 138 lbs.
5' 6" 117 - 143 lbs.
5' 7" 122 - 149 lbs.
5' 8" 126 - 154 lbs.
5' 9" 131 - 160 lbs.
5' 10" 135 - 165 lbs.
5' 11" 140 - 171 lbs.
6' 0" 144 - 176 lbs.
6' 1" 149 - 182 lbs.
6' 2" 153 - 187 lbs.
6' 3" 158 - 193 lbs.
6' 4" 162 - 198 lbs.
6' 5" 167 - 204 lbs.
6' 6" 171 - 209 lbs.
6' 7" 176 - 215 lbs.
6' 8" 180 - 220 lbs.
6' 9" 185 - 226 lbs.
6' 10" 189 - 231 lbs.
6' 11" 194 - 237 lbs.
7' 0" 198 - 242 lbs.

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Calculate Your BMI:

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute proposes that Body Mass Index be used in assessing weight. The body mass index is simple. It describes your weight relative to your height and can be applied to both men and women. It is an estimate of your total body fat. The BMI score means the following:

Underweight: Below 18.5
Normal:
18.5-24.9
Overweight:
25-29.9
Obesity: 30-39.9
Morbid Obesity:
40 and above
Your Height:
(feet)
(inches)
Your Weight: (pounds)
 
Calculated BMI:

If you are overweight, obese or morbidly obese, your next step should be to attend one of our evening information sessions held every third Thursday of each month or simply make an appointment.

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