Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25-29-9 you can calculate it if you click on the button below.
Not only the weight on the scale and the BMI is important to address but also the Total Body Fat Percentage measured by a technique called Bioimpedance on a special scale in our office.
Waist circumference is another important measurement that we use for a complete assessment.
Measuring BMI, Total body fat percentage and Waist Circumference help us have a better understanding of your body composition and risk for metabolic diseases so we can design a comprehensive plan of action.
Being overweight and having a higher percentage of body fat plus de accumulation of it in the abdominal area predispose humans to have metabolic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and cancer.
Calculate your BMI here