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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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Delicious Dairy-Free Cheeses and classic "Uncheese" Dishes f you're a cheese-lover who is lactose intolerant, a vegan who misses dairy cheese, or just someone who loves cheese but not the fat and sodium, this cookbook is for you' For this tenth anniversary edition... » read more...
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Feast * Lose Weight * Gain Energy * Feel Younger   THE RAW FOOD REVOLUTION DIET, a successful, tried-and-true approach to permanent weight loss based on flavorful, satisfying, raw food recipes, allows you to bring your body into balance naturally and get off the weight loss/weight gain... » read more...
TOFU COOKERY 25th Anniversary Edition celebrates a quarter of a century of helping people prepare delicious dishes featuring tofu' Since then, tofu has become a household word, the health benefits of soy have been validated by thousands of scientific studies, and a goldmine of soy products... » read more...
  Mother Nature provides us with an abundance of fresh foods that are bursting with flavor and nutrients, but few of us manage to preserve these qualities when we cook' Nomi Shannon opens a door onto a refreshing new world of food preparation that will make a raw gourmet of even the... » read more...
Not only can a plant-based diet be good for your health, it can also be easy on your budget! Discover how to give your shopping cart a makeover, learn how to forgo expensive processed foods and get the most flavor out of delicious, high-quality basic ingredients' Ellen Jaffe Jones has... » read more...
Using the Opposites Approach to Change Your Fattitudes   If you’ve tried every weight loss regimen out there and nothing works, Ryan Andrews is about to give you a reality check' Ryan will offer you words of encouragement, but he’ll also tell it like it is:... » read more...
101 Ways to Improve Digestion   This easy-to-use, consumer friendly book leads you through the process of stopping indigestion and getting more nutrition from the food you eat' Every stress on the digestion/elimination system is a drain on our daily energy level and a threat to... » read more...
Dieting while Partying
It's really difficult for a person to socialise if their on a Diet' Totally ignoring parties and invitations are definitely not a solution' You have to strike a balance between your diet and social parties which, trust me, isn't easy at all' But we can always take... » read more...
Identify Fake Weight Loss Claims
Identify Fake Weight Loss Claims :-Its crowded, really crowded, every other site offers 'Weight Loss Programs' and 'Guarantees loss' of weight quickly and effectively' But do they really live up to it? Does Loss of Weight remains with time or the individual... » read more...
The truth about low-carb diets
Although there are many advantages to living in the twenty first century perhaps one of the drawbacks is that we don't use up the calories as our forefathers did because we spend our lives working on computers instead of labouring in the fields and our homes' Because so many of us... » read more...
A New Era in Fitness & Weight Loss
Fitness has evolved tremendously since the early days of round cement dumbbells and jump ropes'  Now all the luxuries of home are provided for you in your workout experience, to help make it more convenient, enjoyable and have it feel less like, well, working out, as possible'... » read more...
Physical Fitness - Is Your Workout Missing Something?
Hiking along a rocky trail, two of the three friends carefully picked their way from rock to rock' But one leaped from rock to rock, bounding by the others like a gazelle running and leaping from rock to rock' Never missing his footing, the others wondered at his almost supernatural grace... » read more...
Weight-Loss Secrets: The 3 Meal Lie / The Fat Maker & Heart Killer
Welcome to Weight-Loss Secrets' This article series is going to consist of common sense conclusions that can be derived from current research and generally accepted facts' I won't waste your time like the scientists that took 2 years to determine that eating fast food makes you... » read more...
Ways Of Approaching Dieting
Diet books outsell almost every other subject area both on the internet and in the book stores' Our life styles in the twenty first century don't allow us to consume the calories that our bodies tell us we need and many of us therefore are permanently on diets and find our weight... » read more...

I have suffered for many years with very itchy skin particularly on the hands and feet, the condition becomes more intense when we have damp wet weather, the skin becomes inflamed and any cream thatIuse to try and soothe itjust seems to irritate it further' I have taken many courses of steroids prescribed by the GP's over the years to... » read more...

How does one continue living after their spouse has passed away, having had so many good years of devoted love to each other? How can the emptyness be filled? The time passes so slowly and the desire to live can be lost'  What is the best way to get back to happy living?Frank  » read more...
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