For Your Health

Use the web-based tools below to better understand and improve your health.

Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)physician's scale

Are you a healthy weight for your height? Use this BMI calculator to check.

The calculator is part of a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute website called Aim for a Healthy Weight. The website has a lot of other useful information and tools including shopping and dining tips, physical activity guidelines, and menu planning features.


red heart graphic with an electrocardiogram tracing zigzagging in white through its centerHeart Disease Risk Calculator

Use the American Heart Association’s risk calculator to assess your cardiovascular disease risk and see recommendations for reducing your risk.


Cancer Risk Calculator

Learn how you can lower your risk for some cancers and chronic diseases by using this online tool for, Your Disease Risk, available through the Siteman Cancer Center website.


Healthy Eating Plate

Use these guidelines for healthy eating, developed by the Harvard School of Public Health, to help you make healthy dietary choices.


How have Food Portions changed in the last 20 years?

Take this quiz to learn how portions have changed, and think about what it means for today’s diet.