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Body Mass Index for Children

For a detailed explanation of the results, more information on the BMI for children, and suggestions for helping your child be healthier, visit the Center for Disease Control’s website.

To determine your own BMI, try this adult calculator.



  • Walk There

    A New Urbanisn design is needed for all future developments. Obesity in the US is caused not only by unhealthy food availability and choices, but also by our lack of thoughtful urban planning. For decades, development has focused only on automobile use rather than quality of life. We have created a civilization with way too many cars and traffic, and not enough sidewalks, town squares, or green spaces for walking, cycling, or public transportation or train use.