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 ...
Why Most Diets Don't Work by Nathan Latvitis
... A calorie deficit is required to lose weight, but eating less is not the only way to create a calorie deficit. Another safer way is to exercise. More detail can be found on this in Tom Venuto’s book “Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle”, which is located at You can also calculate your RMR at Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace medical advice from you’re a physician or your health care provider.
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... It is, but weight loss is absolutely possible without it. I decided that sandwiches were the way to go. This is for a number of reasons:Sandwiches are generally light,They are fairly large in terms of their volume compared to the amount of nutrients they contain, therefore more likely to give one the feeling of fullness at the end of the meal,They also tend to be the same size if you get them from the same source, therefore allowing one’s stomach to shrink and stay that way, which I believe ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... During medical school, I worked in a weight loss clinic to make some money. I will never forget the level of influence a spouse or friend could have on a patient. Several times, I saw first hand someone, other than the patient, make the dieting decisions. At this level of influence, our peer groups can make a big impact on eating a healthy diet. Just keep this influence thing in mind. OR, should I say, "Keep it in mind only if you have TIME."
Time is another rarely acknowledged external ...
A Foolproof Fat Loss Diet That Will Work For Everybody by Rusty Moore
... If you simply focus on total calories consumed each day your fat loss diet will be successful. A tip I use in setting up a fat loss diet, is to do a Google search for "calories of common foods". Keep it simple and chose low calorie foods that you enjoy and include them in your fat loss diet. How Many Meals Should You Aim for in Your Fat Loss Diet. Again, people get obsessive about how many meals to eat each day. Remember a good fat loss diet is about creating a calorie deficit, so that ...
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... Using The BMI And BMR For Weight Loss: Now, here's where BMI and BMR can be powerful weight loss tools. The BMI Calculator page instructs you how to adjust the BMI for the two most common and frame size. Once you've taken the BMI normal weight and adjusted it for sex and frame size, you have your "goal" weight. Instead of your current weight, enter this "goal" along with your sex and age into the BMR Calorie Burning Calculator . The new number of calories are the daily amount you need ...
The Fail-Safe Weight Loss Formula by Valerie Mills
... 5 Steps to Weight Loss If your eyes glaze over when you read numbers, here’s the easy part: all the information you need is online at The steps are as follows: 1. Decide how many pounds you want to lose. EXAMPLE: 20 pounds 2. Decide how long in days you want it to take. Be realistic about the length of time. EXAMPLE: 365 days 3. Multiply the pounds identified in number 1 by 3500. EXAMPLE: 20 pounds X 3500 = 70,000 calories 4. Divide the result in step 3 by the number of days to get ...
Lose Weight & Keep It Off by Wade Thomas
... Non-clinical Weight Loss Programs
These weight loss programs may or may not be commercially operated, such as through a privately-owned, weight loss chain. These weight loss programs use counselors (who usually are not health-care providers and may or may not have training) to provide services to you. 2. Clinical Weight Loss Programs
This type of weight loss program may or may not be commercially owned. This can be anything from prescription drugs to hypnosis seminars to gastric by ...