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Your BMI is 19

Obesity presents several health risks, and heart conditions and high blood pressure are some of the biggest culprits that, in turn, lower life expectancy. As a useful tool to indicate overweight or obesity, BMI measures body fat through a simple ratio of height to weight.

Your BMI is in the healthy range! A healthy lifestyle involves many choices and among them is a balanced diet or a healthy eating plan. If you are currently at a healthy weight, you are already one step ahead of the game! However, keep in mind that in order to stay at a healthy weight, you will have to do a little planning. Weight gain can be prevented by choosing a lifestyle that includes healthy eating habits and daily physical activity.

As we age, our body composition gradually shifts in the way that the proportion of muscles decreases, while the proportion of fat increases, slowing down metabolism and making it easier to gain weight. Whatever your current body weight is, remember that it is important to maintain a positive outlook and focus on the steps whether you need to take to keep your current body weight, or lose a few pounds.

The BMI of 19 is considered a healthy weight. With a BMI of 19, no weight loss procedure is necessary or recommended.

Useful information: If your BMI is above 29 the average weight loss surgery costs will vary between $7,000 and $23,000 depending on the type of procedure you require.

The following is an estimate of your minimum daily nutrient needs, based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) established by the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academies. The list is not exhaustive and it is advised that you consult with your nutritional specialist for more personalized recommendations.

Your Daily Nutrients Need
Total Carbohydrate 130.0 g
Dietary Fiber 25.0 g
Linoleic Acid 12000.0 mg
Alpha-Linolenic Acid 1100.0 mg
Protein 33.0 g
Vitamin A 2333.0 IU
Vitamin C 75.0 mg
Vitamin D 200.0 IU
Vitamin E 15.0 mg
Vitamin K 90.0 mcg
Thiamin 1.1 mg
Riboflavin 1.1 mg
Niacin 14.0 mg
Vitamin B6 1.3 mg
Folate 400.0 mcg
Vitamin B12 2.4 mcg
Pantothenic Acid 5.0 mg
Biotin 30.0 mcg
Choline 425.0 mg
Calcium 1000.0 mg
Chromium 25.0 mcg
Copper 0.9 mg
Fluoride 3.0 mg
Iodine 150.0 mcg
Iron 8.0 mg
Magnesium 310.0 mg
Manganese 1.8 mg
Molybdenum 45.0 mcg
Phosphorus 700.0 mg
Selenium 55.0 mcg
Zinc 8.0 mg


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.

Your weight is presently within the healthy range. It is a healthy decision to try and maintain this weight. To achieve an ideal state of health and to strengthen your body, it is essential to combine the daily recommended caloric intake with regular exercise and any sort of physical activity.

Recommended Physical Activities

  • To enhance fitness and maintain overall health, it is essential to adopt a regular plan of physical exercise. In the long run, a routine of physical exercise has exceptional effects and is known to boost the immune system and self-esteem and even to help prevent depression.
  • A brisk walk every now and then will fill your lungs with fresh air and give you a sense of inner strength.
  • Depending on your affinities, you can opt for running, swimming, playing sports, lifting weights, etc. on a regular basis.
  • Dancing not only helps you keep fit and supple, it is also known to improve mental health, by increasing your sense of coordination and ability to plan ahead.