Your BMI is 29

Your BMI of 29 indicates you are overweight. Although you would not normally consider a weight loss procedure candidate, if you suffer from weight-related health conditions, you should consult with a medical specialist about your weight loss options.

Each person’s body is unique and may have different caloric needs. When your body’s caloric balance status is in caloric excess, it means that you are eating more calories than your body is using and you will store these excess calories as fat. Besides diet and behavior, the environment and genetic factors may also have a significant effect in causing people to be overweight or obese. It is important to understand the risks you are facing if you do not take any measures to lose weight.

Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for many diseases and health conditions, including the following:

  • Hypertension27%
  • Dyslipidemia60%
  • High LDL
    Cholesterol
    41%
  • Low HDL
    Cholesterol
    28%
  • High levels
    of
    Triglycerides
    33%
  • Gallbladder
    Disease
    12%
  • Type
    2 diabetes
    90%
  • Coronary
    Heart disease
    21%
  • Stroke22%
  • Osteoarthritis40%
  • Sleep
    Apnea
    78%
  • Some
    Cancers
    18%

If you are seriously overweight, have tried dieting and exercise but you fail to lose weight, weight loss surgery is a viable option to consider. If your weight is impacting the quality of your life, bariatric surgery can help you regain control of your life and improve your health.

With a BMI of 29 if you suffer from weight-related illnesses your doctor or bariatric surgeon may recommend weight loss surgery. At the least, he or she may recommend a medically supervised diet to help you get on the path to a healthy weight. The weight loss surgery costs will range from $7,000 to $23.000. Make sure to check the terms of your insurance policy the majority of the expenses will be covered by the weight loss surgery insurance.

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As established by the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (IOM), the body needs a minimum amount of the basic vitamins and nutrients in order to function in normal health. The list beyond is not exhaustive and you should consult with your nutritional specialist for recommendations tailored to your specific needs:

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.

It is often the case that overweight people lead a sedentary lifestyle.

  • If you are a beginner when it comes to physical activity, you should be gentle with yourself and start with a light routine. Standing activities such as ironing, cooking or playing a musical instrument are effective ways that can take you out of your comfort zone and get your body moving.
  • Once you get used to a certain level of activity, you may start walking at a slow pace, house cleaning, or even babysitting.
  • You can then increase the pace of your daily walks, and try biking, strength training exercises and cardio exercises.
  • If you can reach to about 30 minutes a day of intense physical exercise, you should start to see some weight loss. Swimming, jogging, dancing and a whole range of other sports are all welcome aids in your quest to keep fit, strong and healthy.

Use flexibility exercises to avoid injury and give your joints the full range motion they need for perfect function.