Health Calculators

The health-monitoring calculators and assessment tools are a quick and easy way to help you make important lifestyle choices about diet, exercise and much more. These tools offer valuable information and tips on assessing your risk for heart disease and how you can improve your overall health.

* Health Interactive tools require users to enter personal health information. View iVillage Total Health’s privacy policy. Remember, only a physician is qualified to diagnose and treat your health.

Topics of Interest:

Heart Disease Risk What is your risk of developing heart disease in the next ten years, based on the Framingham Heart Study
Calories Burned Find out how many calories you burn by doing a variety of activities
Ideal Weight Based on height, gender and frame size, this provides your healthy-weight range
Target Heart Rate Learn the range should you be keeping your heart rate withing when exercising
Nutrition, Cholesterol & Fat Get a nutrition Summary for any food in our extensive database
Body Mass Index (BMI) Based on weight and height, BMI is a common standard for determining if a person is overweight or obese
Waist-Hip Ratio Learn your waist-to-hip ratio, a measure how much of your weight you carry in
your abdominal region
Cost of Smoking Find out how much money you or a loved one are spending on cigarettes each


The information on the Patient Education pages is provided by various knowledge bases on the internet and is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.