Being overweight is not only unsightly; it is also dangerous. The more fat we have on our body, the more fat there will be circulating around in our blood. The more fat in our blood, the more insulin resistant we become, and insulin resistance is responsible for most lifestyle diseases killing us today. Enter your weight and height into this calculator and see if you have been doing it wrong and if you need my help! A BMI of below 19 is too thin. A BMI of 20 – 24 is normal and healthy. Lifestyle disorders are not a high risk in this range at all. However, a BMI of 25-29 is associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, cholesterol and heart disease, Diabetes, kidney problems, infertility and gout. A BMI of 30+ is associated with a VERY HIGH RISK of developing lifestyle disorders and decreasing life expectancy. Also take a tape-measure to your midriff: if your waist circumference is above 102cm in men or above 88cm in women, your risk factors for developing these diseases is increased. Know your numbers! Take action now!