Body Mass Index Chart
Body mass index (BMI) is a number based on both your height and weight. It can help determine the degree to which a person is overweight and assesses their total body fat. The normal BMI is 20 to 25. Use the chart below to find your BMI.
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.
Behavior Modification Ideas for Weight Management
Weight management involves adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a knowledge of nutrition, exercise, and a positive attitude. Learn more here.
Guidelines for Losing Weight
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