Your Healthy Weight Range is
BMI is one of the handiest and most often used indicator of obesity. Though it does not separate body fat from muscle mass or larger bone structure and it can it is still a reliable health indicator.
Recommended weight loss procedures
A BMI in the healthy weight range values between 18.5 and 24. Your BMI of 54 isbeyond the high end range and indicates morbid obesity. Special attention to diet and exercise are recommended, but often not very effective. So, for a BMI of 54, weight loss procedures might be the most viable option for optimal weight loss. Consult with your doctor about the bariatric options below:
- Gastric bypass, is the standard operation against which other bariatric surgeries are neasured. It results in long-term weight loss, it is reliable, and has little risk of complications. Nowadays, gastric bypass is typically performed laparoscopically.
- Gastric plication often referred to as laparoscopic greater curvature plication or gastric imbrication is a rather new weight loss method, which is showing encouraging results. Stomach capacity is greatly reduced without any stapling or removal of stomach tissue.
- Gastric sleeve surgery is a restrictive, weight loss method that reduced the stomach to the capacity of a sleeve. The procedure, also called the sleeve gastrectomy or vertical gastric sleeve, involves the removal of about three-quarters of the stomach.
Recommended daily nutrition (based on a healthy diet):
Regardless of the amount of excessive weight you want to lose, and how strict the diet, your body still has a daily need of nutrients that must be in the food you consume during the day. Check out the list below to gain insight on the dietary reference intakes established by the Food and Nutrition Board:
|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 BurnedYou can only lose weight if you burn more calories than you consume, each and every day. Following the caloric intake figure below will lead to gradual and steady weight loss. If it is tough to stick to these requirements, consider a surgical procedure that restricts the amoun of food you can consume. Typcially, patients who undergo bariatric surgery eat less but do not feel hungry or deprived.
Even if you decide to undergo bariatric surgery, diet and exercise should still be an important part of your weight loss plan. It will ensure you fight off excessive weight and to maintain your weight loss for the long term. Do not initiate regular exercise plans without consulting your doctor. He him or her what your fitness and health limits are.
Recommended Physical Activities
- The first step to take in implementing physical activity in your daily routine is to assess your overall health, your capacities and fitness level.
- Step number two is to find the sort of activity that suits your personality best. Your motivation and commitment will be greatly sustained by the pleasure you find in performing the exercises, sports or other activities that you really like.
- Step three is to design an appropriate exercise plan that is not only efficient, but also diverse enough to keep you interested.
- Key factors in a successful weight loss are commitment, dedication and will-power, which can all be fueled by motivation and the accomplishment of small goals.
Your Heart Rate
Cardio exercises are often favored because they increase the oxygen need of the body and burn more calories than resting activities do. As a general guideline, watch out that you do not have heart palpitations, fall out of breath or have fainting episodes during exercising. Should you face any of these symptoms, you probably over did it and you should consult with doctor about the adequate exercise approach.
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