Your BMI is 24

Your BMI of 24 is considered healthy. If you have no difficulties maintaining your weight, weight loss procedures are not an option for you. Healthy eating habits and regular exercise will help you maintain your healthy weight. If you have difficulties with this, you might consider a medically supervised diet to avoid any problems in the future.

Your BMI is in a 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.

With a BMI of 24, no bariatric surgery is recommended or necessary.

Useful information: If your BMI is 29 or greater, a bariatric surgery procedure is required. Depending on the type of procedure you require the weight loss surgery costs can vary from $7,000 to $23,000.

As established by the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academies, in order to stay healthy, the body should receive a certain minimum amount of essential vitamins and other nutrients each day. Check out the following list to have an idea of what is needed for a good balance.

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
Vitamins
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
Minerals
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

Disclaimer

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.

Some of the well-known benefits of regular physical exercise are:

  • Better control over your weight
  • Improved ability to fight disease
  • Better emotional balance
  • Better sleep
  • Improved sexual life
  • Plus, exercise if fun!

As a general guideline, try to do physical activity for about 20-30 minutes every single day. It is good to practice a well-rounded routine that contains not only cardio exercises but strength training and stretching exercises too. Try to find the sort of physical activity that suits you best and know that from running through dancing to wall climbing, your options are virtually unlimited!