Weight Control

If you have overweight issues, the next most important step to better health is to begin a personalized weight control program. Being overweight and especially being obese can result in major health risks.

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About two-thirds (66 percent) of U.S. adults are overweight or obese; women are 61.5 percent and men are 70.5 percent.

Nearly one-third (31.4 percent) of U.S. adults are obese; women are 33.2 percent and men are 29.5 percent.

Less than one-third (32.3 percent) of U.S. adults are at a healthy weight; women are 36.1 percent and men are 28.3 percent.

These statistics are based on Body Mass Index (BMI) which is calculated as 703 times weight in pounds divided by the square of height in inches.

The definitions related to BMI are:

  • Normal healthy weight | BMI between 18.5 and less than 25
  • Overweight | BMI between 25 and less than 30
  • Obesity | BMI greater than 30
  • Extreme obesity | BMI 40 or more

Weight problems have steadily increased over the years among both genders, all ages, all racial and ethnic groups and all educational levels. From 1960 to 2004, the prevalence of overweight increased from 44.8 to 66 percent in U.S. adults age 20 to 74. The prevalence of obesity during this same time period more than doubled among adults age 20 to 74 from 13.3 to 32.1 percent, with most of this rise occurring since 1980.

The Nation obviously has an increasing weight problem. Our Personal Health Analysis and Treatments Program will determine if you have any weight issues. It not only evaluates for the common diseases and health issues, including Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, Heart Disease and Atherosclerosis, Stroke, Cancer, Diabetes Type 2, Arthritis, Skin Care Issues and Aging Issues, it also make an assessment of your weight issues.

The resulting Personal Health Analysis and Treatments Report will tell you the extent of your weight issues and tell you the medicines, vitamins, supplements, lifestyle changes and medical treatments that you need to control your weight. Then discuss the recommendations with your doctor or health care specialists and begin your personal weight control program that he/she suggests.

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