How To Determine Your Ideal Body Weight by Chris Stout
... Use the body mass index (BMI) to calculate your ideal healthy body weight. The BMI calculator is a method used to determine whether you are currently underweight, overweight or obese. This test works for all age groups, genders and body types. Here's how it works. Take your weight in pounds and divide by your height in inches squared. Weight in pounds / (Height in inches) x (Height in inches) Multiply this figure by 703 to calculate BMI Here's the scale to measure your results: -BMI ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... This love affair drained all of the vitamins and minerals from our bodies and resulted in a micronutrient deficiency. Until we restore things to the pre-TV Dinner diet, we will continue to suffer heart attacks and weight gain. It's really stuff ourselves with heavy fat and then starve for vitamins and minerals. Removing Physical Barriers to Healthy Diets
Physically, our lack of exercise is the greatest barrier to healthy diets. Start exercising!
How Body Mass Index Works – Set Your Weight Loss Goals by Robb Ksiazek
... Body mass index, or BMI, creates an opportunity for weight loss enthusiasts to determine their ideal body weight in order to set their goals. The index uses your body height and weight to determine problem areas in your weight. Underweight, normal, overweight, and obese are the categories the index uses for classification. The categories have their individual implications as regarded to health and wellbeing. How is BMI Calculated? BMI calculations use a simple formula that can be figured ...
How to Set Weight Loss Goal by Zenith Regan
... However, you can also use these calculators to set your goals: Ideal Body Weight CalculatorHow to Assess your Ideal Body WeightHeight – Weight ChartBMI CalculatorKeep in mind that these calculations offer an approximate estimate. There are a number of factors that affect weight, so it’s best to take the results you get with a grain of salt. For example, BMI is affected by how much muscle you have…if you have more muscle, your weight might actually be higher than what is considered healthy ...
Explode Your World With Possibilities by Saleem Rana
... A highly intelligent population is not the ideal of religious and political forces, and since the beginning of recorded history, human intelligence has been suppressed. Today, with our tremendous explosion of knowledge, we are finding it increasingly necessary to open our minds to our mental potential. Although, of course, the same compressive social forces are still hard at work. For example, our modern day schools still use the model of industrial age training, despite the tremendous ...
What's your Body Mass Index? by Adam Waxler
... The table for determining risk factors associated with obesity is: Below 18.5 - Underweight
18.5 - 24.9 - Normal
25.0 - 29.9 - Overweight
30.0 and up - Obese If your body mass index is above 25.0, your doctor or other medical professional can advise you on the best weight loss plan for you. You should know that there are great benefits to losing even a moderate amount of weight. Some of those include: * Lowering your risk of diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, a ...
Healthy Body Weight by Rex Ng
... This site provides a simple to use BMI calculator. Below is a breakdown of the obesity level base on the BMI score. Underweight - BMI less than 18.5 Ideal - BMI 18.5-25 Overweight - BMI 25-30 Obese - BMI 30-40 Very obese - BMI greater than 40 Finally, one last index to gauge healthy body weight is to measure the amount of fat tissue around the waist. Research has indicated that abdominal fat is more of a health hazard then fat accumulated in other area of the body.
How to Burn Fat by Jeff Baker
... Calculating all of the total calories your body uses after a good walk is impossible to do but it is certainly more than the number listed on any treadmill, so don't lose heart if you only burn fifty more calories during your workout than you would have watching TV. The actual amount of calories that you burned and the total benefits you have given your body cannot be shown by any one number. How hard should you be breathing then? The general advise you will hear is that if you cannot hold ...