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Developed by the British Dietetic Association.

need to lose weight?


How do you shape up?

Are you a healthy weight for your height?

About 2 in 5 adults in the UK today are heavy enough to be putting their health at risk.

There are several ways of checking whether your current weight or body shape is likely to affect your health. These include working out your Body Mass Index (BMI) and checking your waist size. Please note the measurements given here are for adults over 18 years.

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BMI calculator click here
waist calculator click here