Learn more about BMI or body mass index, including a BMI Calculator, BMI Tables, and BMI Growth Charts for boys and girls.
- Understanding BMI
Review how to calculate and interpret your child's body mass index or BMI to help determine if he is overweight, underweight, or at a healthy weight.
- BMI Tables
New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics call for health professionals to calculate and record children's body mass index at yearly well child checks. My new Children's BMI Tables make finding child's BMI easy.
- Childhood Obesity
Obesity in kids has reached epidemic levels. Experts estimate that 15% of kids are overweight and another 15% are at risk of becoming overweight. And two thirds of these overweight kids will become overweight adults. Learn to prevent obesity and help your kids stay at a more healthy weight.
- How Many Calories Are in a Pound of Fat?
Understanding how many calories it takes to gain a pound of fat can help you understand how your kids become overweight so quickly.
- Calorie Calculator
This Calorie Calculator will help you determine how many calories that you and your kids need each day.
- Who's to Blame for Childhood Obesity?
Obesity in kids is a new epidemic. Who's to blame? Fast food? TV? Soft Drinks? Snacks? Video Games? You?
- Ideal Body Weight Calculator
Parents often wonder if their children are overweight, underweight or just right. Using our ideal body weight calculator, you can figure out if your child is at an appropriate weight for his or her height. The ideal body weight calculator also works for adults!