Find out what your BMI is and why it is so important for your health.
What is your Body Mass Index and why is it so important? Your BMI is a measurement of your body fat based on your height and weight. Having a high number above 25 can put you at risk for a host of health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.
To figure out your Body Mass Index use the calculator from the U.S. Department of Health.