Your Healthy Weight Range is
Obesity and extreme obesity are labels for weight categories that are greater than what is normally considered healthy for a given height. Both terms are also used to mark weight categories that present increased likelihood for comorbidities to occur. BMI (body mass index) can be calculated using height and weight and in the majority of the cases, it accurately represents the amount of body fat a person carries. For adults, BMI values of 18.5 to 24 indicate healthy weight.
Recommended weight loss procedures
It is a known fact that obesity can cause serious health problems which not only make life a lot more difficult, but can also be life-threatening. For people faced with obesity-related health problems who have also tried to lose weight by dieting and exercise, but have failed to see the desired results, bariatric surgerymight be the answer. For the best option for your specific case, consult with a bariatric specialist.
- Gastric banding, or lap band surgery as it is often called, is a restrictive type of bariatric surgery. During this procedure the size of the stomach is reduced to that of a small pouch with the help of silicone band.
- Gastric bypass surgery can be performed laparoscopically, under general anesthesia. It is efficient not only for weight loss, but also for improving diabetes and reducing heart diseases in people affected by comorbidities associated with obesity.
- Gastric plication is a promising new bariatric procedure with encouraging results It reduces the stomach with about the 70% of its initial capacity by folding and suturing the tissue.
- Sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve surgery is a laparoscopic operation during which the majority of the stomach is removed, and the remaining part takes the shape of a banana, or a tube.
Recommended daily nutrition (based on a healthy diet):
Every diet, no matter how much weight loss it aims for, needs to take into consideration the minimum daily amounts of nutrients the body needs for healthy, normal function. The list below contains these daily requirements based on the average needs:
|Your Daily Nutrients Need|
Disclaimer Note:The above recommendations are only estimates of your minimum needs, and illness or any genetic individuality is not taken into account. Furthermore, these recommendations are specific to women with ages between 19 and 30, and may differ from the standardized Daily Values used on nutrition facts labels.
Recommended Calories Burned
Steady weight loss can be achieved by serious commitment to a daily caloric intake plan. Weight loss surgery often helps patients control their daily calorie intake. If you undergo bariatric surgery, consult with your specialist about the appropriate dieting guidelines.
Obesity is a growing problem of in the United States and it affects more than one third of the adults. The various life-endangering effects it has on health should not be ignored. Based on your BMI of 41 you are considered extremely obese. To be able to live a healthier life, it is important that you lose weight and adopt a healthy and balanced diet and regular exercises.
Recommended Physical Activities
It is a well-known fact that it is easier to prevent weight gaining than losing preexisting weight. When you find yourself in the position where you need to lose weight, your exercise routine should include moderately intense activity. For an effective and steady weight loss, it is recommended that you exercise anywhere between 30 and 60 minutes daily, with a days rest inbetween if needed. Daily routine should include strength training and cardio workouts and it should end with stretching exercises to ensure joint health and mobility.
Your Heart Rate
It is important to monitor your heart, especially when engaged in demanding physical activities. Though a higher heart rate during exercise is normal, falling out of breath or experiencing palpitations while exercising is not normal. Consult with your medical specialist to make sure the physical activity of your choice is appropriate in your specific case.
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