What is Your BMI?
BMI (Body Mass Index) calculated from a person’s height and weight. And this has also been accepted as a reliable indirect indicator of body fat mass and obesity. Research has shown that Body Mass Index is reliably comparable to direct methods of measuring body fat. Other methods including dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and underwater weighing. And, it is also good to know that Body Mass Index is inexpensive and easy-to-perform weight screening method.
Interpretation of Body Mass Index for adults 20 years old and older shown below;
Body Mass Index
|18.5 – 24.9||Normal|
|25.0 – 29.9||Overweight|
|30.0 and Above||Obese|
What are the health consequences of overweight and obesity for adults with?
- Dyslipidemia (high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides)
- Type 2 diabetes
- Coronary heart disease
- Gallbladder disease
- Sleep apnea and also other respiratory problems
- Some cancers (breast, endometrial, and colon)
Even though BMI is a commonly used and is a useful indicator of healthy body weight, it does have its limitations. Due to a wide variety of body types as well as distribution of muscle, bone mass, and fat. BMI is still considered a good measurement. And is also used along with other measurements rather than being used as the sole method for determining a person’s healthy body weight.
Diet and weight loss programs
If you have a BMI over 30, you should be on program that will help with weight loss. And we need to start you on exercise program and a diet prescription.
our team will provide you with guidance on ways to change eating habits and exercising efficiently to achieve the best possible benefits.
You may be considered to go on a very low-calorie diet of 800kcal per day. If you do so, this will require medical supervised, diet program and may not be advisable in certain groups of people.
Should you consider Cooltech fat freeze to speed your results?
We will also consider prescribing Cooltech fat freezing procedure which is a non-invasive way to gently and effectively reduce the fatty content of targeted stubborn areas of your body such as the stomach, love-handles, and back. Totally non-invasive, this also means there are no needles, scalpels or incisions required. Furthermore, with Cooltech Fat Freezing there is no need for anesthesia or pain medications, and there is no down or even recovery time.
How to lose the flappy skin after weight lose
We will prescribe you VelaShape 3 as it is the most recommended treatment after meeting your targeted weight loss goals. Tis treatment is most effective to tighten the skin and also to get rid of cellulite. This procedure is most effective for treating thighs, buttocks, flanks, abdomen, neck, and arms. We recommend VelaShape 3 for both males, females and for all skin types.