Health and Nutrition Tools

Here are some tools to give you specific numbers to work with as you are planning health improvements.

Healthy Living Calculators

  • BMI – Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used by researchers and physicians to screen for obesity and may be used as one measure to estimate disease risk. It is calculated by taking a person’s weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared (BMI=kg/m2).

Food Database

Search commonly used foods for their nutritional value using this database from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Health Information Centers

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