To find out if you're a healthy weight for your height, work out your body mass index (BMI).
You can easily check your BMI by using this BMI calculator. A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered healthy.
The BMI calculator can also be used to check if your child is a healthy weight.
If you or your child are overweight
Weight gain occurs when you regularly eat and drink more calories than you burn through normal bodily functions and physical activity. Read about the hidden causes of weight gain.
Find out more about calories and your weight.
Take action now and start losing weight.
start the NHS weight loss plan
sign up for weight loss email support
start running with Couch to 5K
try our 12-week fitness plan
get fit with Strength and Flex
try our tips to help you lose weight
learn how to achieve a healthy, balanced diet
read about walking for health
Mysimba is a prescription only weight loss medicine that works by reducing apetite and cravings. Mysimba is not designed to be used as a stand alone treatment but should be part of a regime which includes a calorie controlled diet and sufficient exercise.