Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... Too low of a BMI may indicate that you are underweight - undernourished or suffering some kind of illness that leads to unintentional weight loss. Conversely, a higher than normal BMI correlates with being overweight. What Conditions Are Associated With High BMI? Having a high BMI correlates with a higher risk for conditions including:-cardiovascular disease -high blood pressure -osteoarthritis -some cancers -diabetesBut there’s a limit to how useful the BMI is in telling you about the ...
Are Weight Loss Supplements Right For You? by Tom Worsley
... Most doctors will tell you that weight loss supplements are not necessary and that only a good controlled diet along with daily exercise is the only thing one needs to lose weight. This is true. however with today's working society with 2 parents working and trying to raise children at the same time who has time for exercise? Who has time to plan good nutritional meals? I know first hand what this is all about. My wife is probably around 60 pounds over weight.
Burn Carbs Doing Housework and Chores by Patricia Zelkovsky
... to 400 calories which is roughly the same as doing an hour of aqua aerobics or an hour of playing table tennis. Vacuuming for half an hour is also equal to doing fifteen minutes on a step stair machine or fifteen minutes of circuit training. The benefits of doing housework and chores to lose weight are obvious. Not only will you achieve a slimmer, sleeker body you will have a super clean and well organized house! If you have kids you are even more blessed in the weight loss department.
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... I decided to apply the same principles to weight loss. However, I had to come up with a plan that enabled me to loose weight first. When I looked into existing diet plans, certain things became apparent very quickly. One, there were a lot of conflicting theories out there. Two, I found that there was a tendency to exaggerate the importance of certain scientific findings in order to gain an edge over the competition when promoting a diet philosophy or product.
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... Setting Realistic DeadlinesWhen setting deadlines for your weight loss goals, you need to remember that you did not put the weight on overnight. You cannot expect to lose weight quickly and maintain it. Just look at the fad diets you may have followed in the past. Fad diets, such as the Cabbage Soup diet, do allow people to lose weight quickly but as the ‘new lifestyle’ is not something you can maintain for a long period of time, once you stop the weight piles back on.
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... A half hour of moderate exercise daily is the minimum activity level for healthy weight loss. You can get it walking, running, cleaning your house - anything active burns calories. 8. What's a calorie? A calorie is a measure of energy. Foods are rated with calories based on the amount of energy they provide to the body when consumed. 9. Can I lose weight without changing my diet? The best weight loss results happen when you burn more calories than you consume.
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 ...
How to Set Weight Loss Goal by Zenith Regan
... Set Your GoalsWhen you are determined to lose weight, your next step is to set a reasonable weight loss goal for yourself. You can base your goals on any number of factors, but a great place to start would be the general recommendations set out by the American College of Sports Medicine which are 5-10% of body weight or one to two pounds per week. However, you can also use these calculators to set your goals: Ideal Body Weight CalculatorHow to Assess your Ideal Body WeightHeight – Weight ...