Calculators

  • Body mass index (BMI) calculator

    Are you at a healthy weight? Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) and find out.

  • Calculate your calorie requirements

    Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy your body needs to perform basic functions such as breathing and keeping your heart beating. Calculate how much energy your body needs to get you through the day.

  • Ideal weight range calculator

    Calculate your ideal body weight based on your height.

  • Life expectancy calculator

    How many years you have ahead of you depends on a lot of different factors, many of which are under your control. Find out your life expectancy using this interactive calculator, and see how even small lifestyle decisions can make a difference.

  • Lifetime cost of smoking

    Let's say that every time you'd buy a pack of cigarettes, you put the money aside instead and invested it. No need to sink it into high-risk stocks (if you want a sick feeling as you watch your money disappear, just keep smoking). Even with the returns on a conservative investment such as government bonds, a few decades of saving a few dollars a day will make a nice nest egg. How nice? Type in the numbers and see...

  • Waist-to-hip ratio tool

    What are you - an apple or a pear? Why does it matter and which is better? No longer is it simply a matter how much you weigh, it also matters where you carry that weight.

  • Stroke risk assessment

    What is your risk of having a stroke in the next 10 years? To find out, just answer the following questions and click "calculate." You can print the results to share with your doctor.

  • Heart disease risk calculator

    Many factors, such as age, gender and lifestyle can affect your risk of heart disease. Use our interactive health calculator to help determine your risk of heart disease over the next 10 years.

  • Target cholesterol levels calculator*

    Did you know that your risk of heart disease can affect your recommended cholesterol targets? To find out your target cholesterol levels, answer the following questions and click "calculate."

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