Obesity should be treated carefully and with persistence.
Why we must fight against obesity?
It is certainly quite uncomfortable with those extra pounds. Overweight people have difficulties in physical activity and may not perform all usual activities and this causes them great discomfort. Obese people have increased risk of bone fractures and decreased self-esteem. People suffering from obesity have low self-esteem and cannot perform their favorite activities because of embarrassment.
Dance workouts in the gym, where they show their body to other people can causes concern and this lead to reduced social contacts. Many young girls do not dare to talk to the boys they like, because of their body and avoid contacts.
It is extremely important to work with the psyche during the diet. This is part of the overall change, everything else is temporary.
What are the most common errors in the diet?
The most common mistakes are that people follow the diet of acquaintances and friends and flock to new diets on the Internet that are not suitable for them, whether they really help someone to lose weight. Diet for weight loss is highly individualized program.
Is only weight important? Does it matter what percentage of fat in your body is?
The weight is really important but more important is the percentage of fat. For this purpose there are special devices that measure fat percentage in weight and visceral fat – fat around internal organs. It is important in determining cardiovascular risk. When in larger quantity, pressed bodies and hampers their normal functions, including the heart.
There are significant and amount of muscle mass, bone mass, the amount of water and a favorite of mine indicator – metabolic age (higher is high fat). My favorite is because when he was promoted eg. 40 years, actually 25, is a very strong incentive for losing weight and improving health.
Where is the boundary between normal and overweight? How to determine for themselves whether our weight is healthy?
To determine the ideal weight tables are used based on estimates by WHO and standardization.
It should be borne in mind that BMI is not suitable for determining the ideal weight for individuals under 17 years, pregnant and lactating women, elderly and sick people and in people with significant muscle mass can lead to false indications. When men are assuming a normal those between 20-25 and women between 19-24. In adults BMI to 26 is considered the norm.
What health risks hides obesity?
Overweight hides risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, gout, fatty liver, infertility, gallstones, kidney stones and others. Being overweight can lead to high blood pressure and so the patient is switched to drugs for life. The easiest thing we can do is lose weight, which can lead to a lowering of the blood pressure.