About BMI

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What does it all mean?

BMI
Weight Status
Below 18.5
Underweight
18.5 - 24.9
Normal
25.0 - 29.9
Overweight
30.0 and Above
Obese
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.

If you’re looking for a heart-healthy eating plan, the Mediterranean diet might be right for you. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating — plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps a glass of red wine — among other components characterizing the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea.

Most healthy diets include fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, and limit unhealthy fats. While these parts of a healthy diet remain tried-and-true, subtle variations or differences in proportions of certain foods may make a difference in your risk of heart disease. (read more)

The Atkins diet is probably one of the most famous diets in the Western world. I bet that you must have heard about it before. According to a survey in the United Kingdom, more than three million people in the country have been trying the dieting plan in 2003!
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Your diabetes diet is simply a healthy-eating plan that will help you control your blood sugar.
Contrary to popular belief, having diabetes doesn’t mean that you have to start eating special foods or follow a complicated diabetes diet plan. For most people, having diabetes simply translates into eating a variety of foods in moderate amounts and sticking to regular mealtimes.
This means choosing a diet that emphasizes vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Rather than a restrictive diabetes diet, it’s a healthy-eating plan that’s naturally rich in nutrients and low in fat and calories. In fact, it’s the best eating plan for everyone.
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Staying motivated is one of the biggest battles we face on our journey to successful weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. In many ways, it is an intimate conversation with our inner self, a pep talk of sorts, and our success lends itself to the desire of our hearts and our willingness to look inward to the root of our behaviors. (read more)

The best way to loose weight is to focus on effective and natural weight loss through a reduction in calories and increase in physical activity, few ever listen to this suggestion. This advice should be easy to comprehend, at least you would think it was, a third of overweight Americans and millions globally, would disagree with this advice. However, once you are overweight you can’t wait to lose it again whether it is for a wedding, vacation or just for health reasons.  (read more)

In the hope of speeding up their metabolism, more and more people spend hundred and even thousands of dollars yearly on weight loss supplements. Often the main drive is to be attractive and accepted. Unfortunately this goal is becoming more and more difficult to achieve.

Sadly in America, more than sixty per cent of adults are overweight and thirty per cent are considered obese. This is inspite of a fitness industry which is booming and all the exercises and dieting efforts. (read more)

The utilization of weight loss patch may be an option for the severely obese people. This is particularly for those who have been unable to lose weight using traditional means.

A weight loss patch is a revolutionary device or product that helps people to lose weight effectively. It is also known as a diet patch. Weight loss patches are a new and innovative weight loss product that are now readily available in the market. (read more)