Ideal Body Weight

Your Height feet inches

Please enter your height. This calculator will determine your ideal body weight based on body mass index (BMI). BMI is a ratio of weight to height. It is used by health professionals to identify people who may be overweight and therefore at risk for certain health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and stroke.
EBSCO Information Services's proprietary interactive calculators provide general results based on input provided by the user that is calculated against measurements or formulas considered standard by various government agencies, including the USDA, CDC, and FDA. The inputted information consists only of single values (e.g., anthropometric data or activity levels) not detailed clinical information, and the results do not indicate or suggest a specific course of action unique to the user.