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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – September 2010

New iPhone Application Lets You Calculate Your BMI

Format: iPhone Application
Institute: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Are you looking for a convenient way to stay informed about your weight?

Now you can download a new body mass index (BMI) calculator application to your iPhone. BMI is a measure of body fat based on height and weight. The new application lets you calculate your BMI on your phone and links you to NHLBI healthy weight Web resources.

Next Steps

You can download the BMI iPhone application at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/tools.htm or http://apps.usa.gov/bmi-app.shtml. It is also available on iTunes.

This page last reviewed on October 17, 2012

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