Why Goal Setting Is Important For Weight Loss by Glenn Freiboth
... For a person weighting 200 lbs, the initial weight loss goal would be 10% x 200, or 20 lbs. Weight loss of greater than 10% can be achieved under medical supervision. * Long Term Goal Long term goals vary from person to person, and your clients will need your help to determine them. Clients should be targeted within the weight appropriate body mass index (BMI) range, which you can easily determine with a BMI calculator. * Establishing Realistic Goals Goals, which are set effectively, are ...
BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... If you're a healthy overweight, lose some
weight and you'll be a healthier normal weight! In some cultures, even in America, being overweight is a status symbol. Having a big
belly tells everyone that you make so much money that you can afford lots of food. It also says that you don't do manual labour or work with your muscles because
your brain is all you need for your job. I think in most cultures this image is going
away, because the muscular superhero look that I'm helping you ...
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... The accepted definitions of weight categories by BMI are: Underweight - BMI less than 18.5
Healthy weight - BMI between 18.5 and 24.9
Overweight - BMI equal to or greater than 25 and up to 29.9
Obese - BMI equal to or greater than 30 These BMI values only apply to adults aged 18 years and over and are based on studies of Caucasian populations. Therefore, they are not applicable to children and adolescents and they may not be appropriate for people of other cultural backgrounds.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... If your BMI is high, but your other indicators suggest that you’re healthy, it may be a matter of your comfort - do you like how you feel? are you able to accomplish the activities that matter to you? If so, check with your physician to see whether maintaining your current weight and diet might be just what you need! Calle EE, et al. “BMI and mortality in prospective cohort of U.S. adults” New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 341 pages 1097–1105, 1999
Centers for Disease Control, “Using ...
How to Set Weight Loss Goal by Zenith Regan
... 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 on the BMI chart, even though you have a healthy body fat percentage. Make a PlanYou have to determine your weight loss goals and should record that goal and then make a plan to reach it. Look at your goal objectively: is it specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and tangible? For example, assume a person is 5'7" tall and weigh 160 pounds.
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Let's remove the barriers to healthy first, "What is a Healthy Diet?"
What is a Healthy Diet? A healthy diet provides the recommended daily allowance for vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, and fat. Any diet that fails to meet the minimum daily allowance for any nutrient is unhealthy. Of course, providing the daily allowance for all nutrients is next to impossible given the poor nutritional value of today's diets. We eat on average 1.5 meals a day (not even close to the suggested ...
Gaining Weight After Quitting Smoking? by Alan Rosca
... A moderate physical activity can make you feel good, maintain weight and breathe easier. Even thirty minutes of daily moderate activity may count. Some of the following ideas can make you become more active: go for a walk more often, park the car further, get off the bus before it reaches your destination, use the stairs if they are well lit, or take some dance classes. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, ...
The Best Fast Food for Your Diet by Kathryn Lively
... We at Compuslim hope our everybody who is serious about losing weight will continue to research their nutrition needs and learn what foods are best for them to eat to sustain a healthy lifestyle. McDonald's To look at Ronald McDonald, it appears he has always looked slim, yet not everybody who includes McDonald's food in a regular diet looks the same way. Just one Big Mac is 560 calories and has 30 grams of fat - on many eating regimens, that could represent a half a day of eating!