Updated: Dec 23, 2021
Your increased weight has been hurting you for a while but your efforts have not paid off yet.
Calculate your body mass index
Before you aim for a healthy weight, you need to know your starting point.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adults
BMI is calculated as weight (in kilograms)/ height in meter²
BMI scores and their meaning
30.0 and Above
Why Is a Healthy Weight Important?
Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for health and can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions.
If you are overweight or obese, you are at higher risk of developing serious health problems, including
high blood pressure,
type 2 diabetes,
That is why maintaining a healthy weight is important: It helps you lower your risk for developing these problems, helps you feel good about yourself, and gives you more energy.
Goal setting is the key to success for any weight loss program.
Important! Before starting to exercise, check with your doctor to assess how intense your work out should and can be
You are what you eat.
Keep track of what you are eating with a food diary and get meal tips for making healthier choices so you can meet your weight loss from a dietician