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Below 18.5
18.5 - 24.9
25.0 - 29.9
30.0 and Above
A BMI of less than 19 indicates you are underweight.
A BMI between 20 and 24 is usually considered normal.
A person with a BMI of 25 to 29 is considered overweight,
and a person with a BMI of 30 or above is considered obese.

Obesity is associated with an increased risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases.

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is a direct contributor to type II diabetes, high blood pressure, and increased stroke and cancer risk, in addition to various other conditions. If you are currently struggling with obesity, then you are probably aware of how difficult it is to lose weight. For some people, having enough willpower to stick to a diet long enough to lose a sufficient amount of weight is a major challenge when it comes to weight loss. For the people who are able to stick to a diet but their weight loss is so incredibly slow, they often become frustrated with losing so slowly that they eventually give up and return to their previous way of eating. In order for a person with weight issues to be successful, a fast weight loss diet must be followed in many cases. Here are some examples of some very popular fast weight loss diet plans that might help your weight loss goals become more attainable: (read more)

The secret to make losing weight easier is to make as much of your life revolve around losing weight as possible. That is one of the best weight loss tips that can be offered. The more involved you are with losing weight, the easier it becomes to go through and follow on your goals to losing weight. How successful you actually are with losing weight will heavily depend on two things; your dedication, and your investment. The more dedicated you are, the easier it’ll be to see it through. The more invested you are, that is, the more time, effort, and planning that go into losing weight, the more successful you’ll be. It’s one of those things that you simply can’t achieve results in unless you give it your all. The following weight loss tips listed below are on this list to get you involved, invested, and dedicated on your goal.
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After many of us have determined to lose weight or get in shape – magazines, newspapers, television and radio bombard us with diet and weight-loss options. Diets are promoted through books and over the Internet.

Be skeptical. Some are more hype than substance. Some are downright dangerous.

Fad diets can usually be recognized by promises made by promoters. As you review the information about a particular diet plan or weight loss product, ask yourself, “Is it too good to be true?” (read more)

People have been wondering how to diet for, perhaps, millennia. Before, wondering how to shed excess pounds was the province of the wealthy, who always had too much to eat. Everyone else was wondering how they were going to get enough food to sustain a healthy weight, much less how to diet. Now, affluence has allowed the agonies of dieting to preoccupy millions. (read more)

Cosmetic practices performed by top surgeons like Dr. Lack of MetropolitanMD, a Chicago Liposuction specialist, may not be the only answer to our world’s weight problem. With buzz around obesity, it’s difficult to miss information congruent to weight loss, dieting, surgery, and exercise; although, gastric bypass and pills are amongst the least favorable options.

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There are no two ways about it. Everybody wants to get slim to look beautiful. That is the new definition of beauty. No matter how attractive your facial features are, you have to be slim to be called beautiful. At the same time it is getting harder and harder to stay in shape mainly because our lifestyle is such that most of us do less physical work and our diet consists of high calorie junk food.

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I am going to show you how the celebrities lose weight easily and give you some tips and tricks that many of them use to keep in shape and looking great.

Haven’t you noticed that whenever you watch TV or go to the cinema how great the stars of the show or film look? Well, in case you didn’t know already, they have to do a lot of work to stay that way, and of course if they slow down, the public will notice immediately and their reputation could be destroyed overnight.

Most celebrities have their own way of staying in shape and looking great. Eating well balanced diets is a part of life for many stars and of course having a fitness expert on hand will help.

Here are some tricks many celebrities use to stay in shape.

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