Ideal Body Weight
Maintaining a healthy body weight can significantly reduce your risks of a number of diseases and conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and depression. A healthy body weight has also been shown to improve overall quality of life. What is the desirable body weight for you?
Your desirable body weight depends on your gender, height, and body frame size. Fill in the information below and we'll calculate a range of body weights that may be best for you.
- Enter your height in feet and inches, total inches, meters, or total centimeters. No high-heeled shoes! In fact, no shoes at all!
- Select your body frame size.
- Indicate whether you are male or female, and click the submit button to get your results.
The Desirable Body Weight calculator is not applicable to pregnant women, children under the age of 18, and competitive athletes. The tool may not be accurate for women under 4'9" (145 centimeters) or over 5'10" (178 centimeters) in height and for men under 5'1" (155 centimeters) and over 6'3" (190.5 centimeters).