What Does Your BMI Mean?
Underweight: Your BMI is less than 18.5
Your BMI suggests you are underweight
Trying to lose weight to reach and stay within this BMI can be unhealthy. You may not be eating enough food to supply your body with all the nutrients it needs. Being underweight can cause health issues such as osteoporosis and anaemia and can also have an effect on your fertility.
Check out our guide on healthy eating here.
Healthy Weight: Your BMI is 18.5 to 24.9:
Congratulations: Your BMI indicates you are an extremely healthy weight for your height.
Overweight: Your BMI is 25 to 29.9
Your BMI suggests you may be at risk of developing weight-related problems. Find out how to lose weight easily here.
Obese: Your BMI is 30 or higher
Your BMI suggests your health is at a high risk from weight-related problems, including heart disease and diabetes
Losing weight will reduce these health risks and could also improve your existing health conditions. Reading the Weight Loss articles and videos here will help you achieve a healthy weight without giving up the foods you love.