How To Lower Your BMI

Lowering Your BMI

So you have used Lowfatdietplan.org BMI calculator and you have one of the most accurate results possible, now you have to make the efforts and changes necessary to get your BMI to the ideal range. Well it is going to take a little while as your BMI did not get to this unhealthy range overnight. Taking  this into consideration you must incorporate regular exercise, healthy food choices, and avoid the foods and substances that contribute to these health impairments. Here are some steps for lowering your BMI:

Tips For Lowering BMI:

  1. Avoid Alcohol: Alcohol although a liquid beverage is often  one of the culprits for weight gain and weight loss resistance. Alcohol is burned by the body first and foremost. So any calories you consume that are derived from alcohol will be burned off before that of fat. Avoiding alcohol can help you lose your weight and lower your BMI. One glass of wine or an alcoholic beverage does not hurt every now and then, just make sure to do it in moderation for overall long-term results.
  2. Exercise: You may not want to exercise or have the time to exercise, however no one has said that you have to get a full time membership to the gym to experience some positive results. Try simply walking more, dancing more, and enjoying activities that enables your body to move.
  3. Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: Eating healthy fruits and vegetables can lower your BMI in the most natural way. These types of foods are low in fat, can burn fat, and have powerful nutrients that combat weight gain and fat retention.
  4. Going on a Low Fat Diet Plan: Time and time again studies have demonstrated that eating a low fat diet and following a low fat diet plan can decrease body weight and lower cholesterol levels, blood pressure, BMI, and risks of certain types of diseases. Try using this type of diet to get your health weight range where you want it, and with dedication and motivation, you will see significant results that will last long term.
  5. Drink Tons Of Water: Water is of importance to everything in health and life. Drink water to curb hunger, to stay hydrated, and to cleanse and detoxify the body. This could help  you flush the fat that is stored in your body and lower your BMI.

These tips should help out when wanting to make those grave changes to enhance your quality of life, lose weight, be healthy, and lower your body mass index. Take it slow and put forth a solid effort and you will see that your weight melts off and your BMI will decrease steadily!

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Comments

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  2. Melanie Formosa says:

    Higher IQs AND….

    Study Shows That Breastfed Babies May Have Lower Cholesterol in Adulthood

    By Caroline Wilbert

    WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Louise Chang, MDAug. 8, 2008 — Breastfed babies may have lower cholesterol levels in adulthood, according to research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

    The analysis — based on data from 17 studies with about 17,000 participants, some breastfed and some formula-fed — provides support that early exposure to human milk may be linked to lower blood cholesterol concentrations in adult life.

    “Because there is substantial evidence that breast milk provides long-term, protective health benefits, breastfeeding should be advocated when possible,” the study says.

    In adulthood, the participants from seven of the studies who had been exclusively breastfed had slightly lower blood cholesterol concentrations than those who had been exclusively formula-fed.

    In their previous review, the researchers found blood cholesterol concentrations were higher in breastfed babies than in formula-fed babies. By childhood, levels were similar for both groups.

    “This finding led us to hypothesize that early exposure to the high cholesterol content of breast milk could affect long-term cholesterol metabolism,” the study says.

    The study is based on data from 17 published observational studies that recorded whether participants were breastfed or formula fed and that also measured blood cholesterol concentrations in adulthood. Data were extracted from more than 17,000 participants — 12,890 breastfed, 4,608 formula fed — and adjusted for socioeconomic position, body mass index, age, and smoking status.

    The reason breastfeeding may result in lower cholesterol is that the high cholesterol content of human milk may exert physiologic changes that influence cholesterol synthesis, according to the researchers. However, they also point out that other factors, such as differing lifestyles between adults who were initially breastfed or formula-fed, may play a role.

  3. emmie was here says:

    Get a second opinion from another doctor. Most docs are truly concerned with their patients' welfare. Some, however, are exactly the opposite and care more for their bottom line than their patients. It's sad, but you find jerks in every profession.

    A couple of good places to find answers are WebMD, National Institutes of Health, and the Mayo Clinic.

  4. MidnightWanderer says:

    checking the students bmi is a little extreme, but i dont disagree with the initiative to prevent and reverse obesity.

  5. smileysmith12 says:

    Jonathan’s diet sounds like anorexia…What I do is eat 1200 calories a day. Normally -
    Breakfast -
    Oatmeal-
    1/2 cup oatmeal (150)
    1/2 banana (Or any fruit up to 50 calories) (50)
    Splenda
    Eggs-
    Egg whites (60[15 cals from each egg]) asdaf
    1 TBS shredded cheese (20)

    Lunch –
    Chicken salad –
    4oz boneless skinless chicken breast (120 – 30 calories per oz)
    As much lettuce as you want
    Any Vegetables you want (tomatoes, olives, carrots, onions)
    2 TBS fat free dressing (80) – I use fat free three cheese ranch
    2 TBS Shredded cheese (40)
    Fruit -
    Any kind of fruit you would like up to 80 calories or less (options: 3/4 cup red grapes, 1 medium apple, 2 cups chopped watermelon, 1 cup of chopped strawberries, 1/2 mango, 1 small banana)

    Dinner -
    Taco salad –
    4oz Lean Ground turkey (140)
    1/4 cup fat free re fried beans (50)
    1oz shredded cheese (80)
    Salsa
    4 TBS fat free sour cream (40)

    Cooked Vegetables (up to 50 calories – I like 2 cups of cooked broccoli with "I can't believe it's not butter" spray.

    Dessert –
    1/2 sugar free ice cream (110)

    Day 2 -
    Breakfast -
    Cereal-
    1/2 cup yogurt (50)
    1 cup Special K (120)
    1 tsp slivered almonds (11)
    any type of protein -
    egg whites, bacon, sausage, just be careful with calories – don't go over 100 calories.

    Lunch -
    100% Whole wheat thin-which buns (100)
    Lean turkey Burger (160)
    Vegetables such as – pickles, onions, tomatoes
    Ketchup, mustard, try not to have mayonnaise.
    Fruit-
    anything up to 80 calories.

    Dinner –
    Any salad of choice, a favorite -
    BBQ southwestern salad -
    2 TBS sweet kernel corn (30)
    2 TBS black beans (30)
    2 TBS shredded cheese (40)
    4oz boneless skinless chicken breast (110)
    Dressing -
    mix together
    3 TBS fat free sour cream (30)
    1.5 TBS BBQ sauce (90)

    Cooked veggies (50 calories worth) only if desired.

    Dessert –
    Anything under 200 calories – no sugar, low carb. (I like to have popcorn every once in awhile – don't do oil popped, only

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