Knowing your risk factors for a variety of diseases is a simple first step toward good health. Below is a list of easy-to-use online health calculators that will give you a basic understanding of your risk for developing health conditions such as depression, diabetes, osteoporosis, breast cancer and coronary heart disease.
Healthy Living Calculators
Ideal Body Weight
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
Body Mass Index
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Are you apple-shaped or pear-shaped? Find out here.
This is the amount of calories your body burns when at rest, but awake, over the course of one day. What’s your basal metabolism?
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Target Heart Rate
When you stop to take your heart rate during a workout, what should it be? Depends on your age and how hard you’re working out. Find out your range here.
Enter your weight and how many calories you would like to burn. We’ll tell you which activities to do and how long to do them to work off those calories.
Select the type and duration of activity you do and we’’l tell you the calories you’ve burned.
Enter your current weight and how much you would like to lose per week. We’ll tell you which activities will help you accomplish your weight loss goal and how much time you will need to spend doing them.
Is it time to expand your family? This tool identifies your most fertile days during the month.
Pregnancy Due Date
Make sure you buy the diapers in time! This tool calculates your expected delivery date (EDD).
Health Risk Assessors
Determine your risk of depression by answering nine questions mental health professionals use to help make the diagnosis of this common condition.
Find out if you are at increased risk for Type II Diabetes by answering a series of simple questions.
Find out if you could benefit from further testing and treatment for osteoporosis.
Determine your risk of developing breast cancer within the next five years based on your age and other known risk factors.
Cardiovascular Risk Calculator
Determine your risk of developing significant heart disease within the next ten years based on your age, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other risk factors. If you score a 10 year risk of > 7.5%, discuss the findings with your physician.