According to your height and weight your Body Mass Index should be below then 25 and above then 18.5 for a normal or perfect body. Body Mass Index is a measurement of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 years, if it is less than 18 then you are underweight and if it is over than 25 and less than 29.9 then you will be considered overweight and if it is 30 or over then you are under the state of simple obesity or some time more than 40, it is morbid obesity which is its worst state.
While you are under the state of obesity, it can lead you to several health problems and can reduced the life expectancy. Its related health risks and problems included high blood pressure, diabetes, certain types of cancer, heart diseases and stroke, osteoarthritis, gout, breathing and sleep problems, reproductive problems, and several types of other health risk in adult as well as in children. If it is not treated promptly it can create very harsh condition for one’s health.
To meet your obligation and challenges it is necessary that you should have a right level of health and having right level of health you should have to be fine mentally as well as physically. Today weight loss has become a big challenge for obese patients, but is not a thing which has not proper solution. Several health care clinics and health expert are introducing commercial and professional level weight loss program to cut the distance between you and weight loss solutions.
Choose a program that must give you at least about 1 to 2 pound weight loss per week. While you are looking for a weight loss plan or program, it's wise to look for one that will meet your needs and set you up for long-term success. Before choosing a program make sure that it should be right for you. Here some general question that one can ask before choosing a program:
- Foods are very important in weight loss. See, how limited are the food choices?
- Second one is the cost. What is the total cost, including any foods or supplements needed?
- Does the staff include qualified counselors and health professionals?
- What is the average weight loss among people who finish the program and at one year?
- Does it fallow the all weight loss needs without any discomfort?
- Who sets your weight loss goal: you, or someone else?
- Is there a maintenance program to help keep the weight off once you lose it?
- Every patient has different medical conditions. Is it according to your medical state?
- What percentage of people/patients completed that program which you are going to choose?
- What percentage of people has problems or side effects? What are those problems?
Before making a choice about the weight loss program, make a detail conversation with physician. If you have any other health problem too, tell to your doctor; consult about medication which you are taking for. Discuss briefly with physician how much you want to lose? A detail conversation and discussion can help you to choose a right program for your weight loss goal.