Land Grant Program
Human Nutrition Research Area
Kentucky State University
400 East Main
Frankfort, KY 40601
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator - a guideline based on weight and height to determine underweight and overweight.
BMI Cutpoints for Adults (regardless of age & sex)
- Underweight - BMI less than 18.5
- Overweight - BMI of 25.0 to 29.9
- Obese - BMI of 30.0 or more
BMI Cutpoint Charts for Children (age 2 -20)
For information on BMI measurement for children, please visit the Centers for Disease Control website http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/bmi-for-age.htm.
MyPyramidTracker- an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information.
Research Publications Available On-line:
Enhancing Nutritional Intake of African Americans
Recipes for Healthier Living
How to Protect Yourself and Your Health While Working with Pesticides
BUILD AND KEEP STRONG BONES: Preventing Osteoporosis
MyPyramid Puzzle Pages - Nine seek-a-word puzzles