Weight Advice

To find out if you're a healthy weight for your height, work out your body mass index (BMI). You can easily check your BMI by using this BMI calculator. A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered healthy. The BMI calculator can also be used to check if you or your child is a healthy weight.

Overweight

Weight gain occurs when you regularly eat and drink more calories than you burn through normal bodily functions and physical activity. Read about the hidden causes of weight gain.

To lose weight, you should try to cut down on how much you eat and drink and be more active.

Find out more about calories and your weight.

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Underweight

Being underweight isn't good for your health either. If you're concerned about yourself or someone else, read our pages on:

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Sefton Park Medical Centre
Sefton Park Medical Centre
Smithdown Road
Liverpool
Merseyside
L15 2LQ
Tel: 0151 295 8700
Fax: 0151 734 1321