Weight Loss

Weight Loss Calculators

One of the first steps to achieving weight loss and your ideal weight is to establish your current weight status. Use the following calculators to determine your current body mass index, ideal body weight and calories required to maintain your current weight. These weight loss calculators are just a guide and based on average values. All calculators will require javascript. [Kilogram and Pound Converter / Calculator](/calculate_kg_pounds.html) This kilogram to pound converter / calculator lets you convert kilograms to pounds and convert pounds to kilograms using one simple to use calculator.

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Body Mass Index

Body mass index, or BMI, is used to define weight status. To calculate your BMI, you need to know your height in meters and your current weight in kilograms. BMI = weight (kg) ------------------ height2 (m2) As a guide, the table below outlines the definition of the various BMI values for women. BMI Value (kg/m2) Definition Less than 20 Underweight 20 to 25 Ideal Weight 25 to 30 Overweight 30 to 40 Obese Over 40 Morbidly obese You can calculate your body mass index by using our BMI calculators for the imperial system and the metric system.

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Weight Loss Principles

Weight gain occurs when more calories are consumed than used as energy. The excess calories are converted and stored as fat, resulting in weight gain. The principle of weight loss is simple, burn more calories than you consume, that is, create a negative caloric intake. Weight Loss Equation = Energy In < Energy Out To achieve this negative caloric intake, you can: Eat Less, and/or Exercise More 1.

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Reasons to Exercise

Regular exercise is an important component to weight loss and prevention of many diseases such as: Heart disease (high blood pressure and cholesterol) Diabetes Colon Cancer Obesity Osteoporosis There are many other reasons why exercise is good for you. Here is a list of 11 reasons why exercise is important in everyone’s life. More Energy Smarter Thinking Better Sleep Optimistic Outlook Boosts Immune System Better Circulation Reduce Stress Higher Self Esteem Clearer Skin Stronger Muscle and Joints Healthier Lifestyle 1.

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Central Adiposity

There are three measurements of the waist that measures of central adiposity. These measurements are: Waist To Hip Ratio Waist To Height Ratio Waist Circumference Adiposity is the distribution of fat around the body. Central adiposity is the distribution of fat around the abdomen. Central adiposity is also called “apple shaped” bodies. Calculating Waist to Hip Ratio To measure the waist to hip ratio, you will need a measuring tape, pen, paper and a mirror.

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Body Mass Index Calculator - Metric (kilograms and meters)

Use the following calculator to figure out your body mass index. This calculator uses the metric measurement system. Please enter your weight in kilograms (kg) and your height in meters (m). Remember that BMI does not give you the full picture of your ideal weight. Continue to BMI to discover more. Use the BMI calculator for the imperial system if you’re not sure of your weight in kilograms and your height in meters.

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Calorie Calculator for Women

This calorie calculator for women can be used to determine the number of calories required to maintain your current weight. Explanation of activity level: Sedentary is very little exercise, mostly sitting around. Lightly active is normal everyday activities. Moderately active is vigorous exercise 3 to 4 times a week. Very active is vigorous exercise more then 4 to 5 times a week. Extremely active is vigorous exercise 6 to 7 times a week for over an hour.

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Ideal Weight Calculator For Men

This calculator can be used to determine the ideal body weight for men. This calculator works for heights between 4 feet to 6 feet 11 inches. Determine your frame size by placing your thumb and index fingers around the wrist of the other hand. If the thumb and index finger overlap you have small frame. If the thumb and index finger just touch you have a medium frame. If the thumb and index finger they do not reach you have a large frame.

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BMI Calculator - Imperial (Pounds, Feet and Inches)

Use the following calculator to calculate your body mass index. This calculator uses the imperial measurement system. Please use your weight in pounds and your height in feet and inches. Keep in mind that BMI is not a complete measure of your ideal weight. Read more about body mass index to find out why. Don’t know your weight in pounds and your height in feet and inches? Use the BMI calculator for the metric system.

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Kilogram and Pounds Calculator / Converter

Use the following calculator to convert kilograms to pounds or to convert pounds to kilograms. Most of the calculators on Nutrim.net uses the imperial system of pounds and feet. This calculator may be particularly useful for those using the metric system of meters and kilograms. Use this calculator before other calculators on Nutrim.net. Instructions: Enter your weight in either pounds or kilograms. Select the conversion, either to kilograms (kg) or to pounds (lbs).

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