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What is Weight Loss?

Weight Management refers to the maintenance of a healthy body weight through healthy measures. Proper nutritious diet, regular exercise, healthy lifestyle, and healthy body minus any serious diseases, form essential ingredients of maintaining optimum body weight. In overweight and obese individuals, Easy Weight Loss foods can also be tried, which are rich in nutrition, and low in fats. Weight Loss Motivation also forms an integral part of helping a healthy weight management in obese.

Two methods are most commonly employed in determining healthy weight for an individual. The first is Body Mass Index, or BMI Scale, in which you can easily calculate BMI and determine your weight condition:
BMI = Weight (kg)/Height (m)2 or Weight (lbs)/Height (in)2 x 703
BMI < 20 = Underweight
20 < BMI < 25 = Ideal Weight
25 < BMI < 30 = Overweight
BMI > 30 = Obese

The second method is Waist Circumference (WC), which measures abdominal obesity,
WC > 88 cm (35 in) = Woman is abdominally obese
WC > 102 cm (40 in) = Man is abdominally obese
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