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The Right Weight for You

What's Your Healthy Weight? Reaching your healthy weight pays off with better health, more energy, and a lower risk of major chronic diseases. To find your healthy weight, select your height from the table below.


6 feet 6' 1" 6' 2" 6' 3" 6' 4" 6' 5" 6' 6" 6' 7" 6' 8" 6' 9" 6' 10" 6' 11"
5 feet 5' 1" 5' 2" 5' 3" 5' 4" 5' 5" 5' 6" 5' 7" 5' 8" 5' 9" 5' 10" 5' 11"

 

Underweight Healthy Weight Overweight Obese
 
 
 
 

 

Underweight
People of your height typically weigh more. Adding weight through exercise and healthy eating may be good for you.

Healthy Weight
You're in a healthy weight range for your height. You're lowering the risk of heart disease and diabetes that comes with too much weight.

Overweight
Your weight is higher than it should be for good health. You are more likely to suffer from diabetes and to die from heart disease. You can reduce the risk of serious disease by lowering your weight through diet and a more active lifestyle.

Obese
Your health is at risk. Excess weight directly contributes to serious lifetime illness and early death. Your doctor or local health clinic can help you find ways to lose weight and stay healthy.


.   More information on healthy eating

.   More information on exercise and physical activity

.   Obesity and its risks

 
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