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Bmi Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bmi.

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Stepped on scales 10.4 lbs and BMI dropped 1point.
Updated 9/22/2016 9:37:00 AM

Stepped on scales 10.4 lbs and BMI dropped 1point. Small steps #goals 😊 On to the next 10--- #myjourneybacktoliviing...  Read more

Weigh in at docs. She's thrilled. Bmi down from 33
Updated 9/22/2016 12:39:20 AM

Weigh in at docs. She's thrilled. Bmi down from 33 when she checked it six months ago to 30 last time, to 28 now πŸ‘πŸ˜Š So happy. Went to party and people were saying how beautiful and slender I looked. Boosts the mood. ☺😊...  Read more

I'm FINALLY in the "Overweight" category of BMI!!!
Updated 9/18/2016 9:47:15 PM

I'm FINALLY in the "Overweight" category of BMI!!!! SQUEEEEEEEEEE...  Read more

BMI System Frustrations
Updated 9/28/2016 11:46:26 PM

Hello! I've been told by doctors, nurses, nutritionists and other 'experts' that I need to lower my BMI under 25 in order to be healthy. I'm 5'2'' and I would be perfectly content if I could reach 150lb, but according to the BMI, I would still be ove...  Read more

I'm 6 lbs from from my goal and a healthy BMI. I've never been a healthy weight in my entire teen an
Updated 9/13/2016 12:44:24 PM

I'm 6 lbs from from my goal and a healthy BMI. I've never been a healthy weight in my entire teen and adult life, but that's finally changed. I can actually say I want to lose vanity pounds now! Thank you, Sparkers....  Read more

working out 6 days a week

My bmi has gone down from 30 down to 23.2 in just four months...  Read more

Weighing In On The Value Of The Body Mass Index

People with a healthy BMI (18.5 to 24.9) tend to have better blood sugar and blood lipid levels compared with people whose BMI values fall above that range. They're also more likely to have normal blood pressure,, which puts less strain on the heart...  Read more

Get to Your Normal BMI!

This team is to challenge us to get to our normal BMI of 24.9 or lower! Let's do it!...  Read more

Employee Benefits: The Less You Weigh, The Less You Pay?

With health care costs rising more each day, employers are constantly looking for ways to lower their expenses and give employees incentives for healthy behaviors. Whole Foods has launched a new program for their employees called the Team Member Hea...  Read more

Lose Weight or Don't Graduate

A handful of college students slated to graduate this spring may not be getting their diplomas after all. And it isn't because they did not meet their academic requirements to graduate, but because they failed to take a class to help them lose we...  Read more

BMI Goal Achieved, NEW BMI Goal in Place!

Yesterday my weigh-in showed another pound lost. This is an awesome pound to lose because it helped me achieve a goal I've been working towards for over a year... I am no longer in the "obese" BMI range on SP! This pound put me at a 29.9 BMI. While I...  Read more

To BMI or to not BMI

I have a ton of updating to do, including my sister's wedding, vacation, a friend's wedding, and other fun stuff. I'll get to those (with pictures), but again my mind was wandering. I broke the 170s this week much to my surprise as with vacation...  Read more