Obesity is a prevalent problem affecting many Americans today. It is the source of other serious health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol.
At Tao of medicine, acupuncture and herbal regimen are the tools used to treat the physiological and psychological aspects of being overweight. Each patient is thoroughly diagnosed, pinpointing the specific imbalance in the body. The individualized treatment addresses the imbalance in each body type.
In general, it is a comprehensive therapy that improves metabolism and digestion, controls appetite and relieve hunger emotions.
Body Mass Index: Assessing Your Weight – CDC Healthy Weight
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown that BMI correlates to direct measures of body fat, such as underwater weighing and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). BMI can be considered an alternative for direct measures of body fat. Additionally, BMI is an inexpensive and easy-to-perform method of screening for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
BMI is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. This calculator provides BMI and the corresponding BMI weight status category. Use this calculator for adults, 20 years old and older.