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by gold stone (2019-02-16)

It depends not Zotrim Review only on you weight and height, but on how much of the fat is around your abdomen and if you have any other metabolic problems. Fat around and inside the abdomen causes serious problems.The first issue is the definition of obesity. Although I tell my patients that their ideal weight is the weight they feel comfortable with and the weight they can maintain without feeling anxious or deprived, everyone wants a number. We need to be careful here, because "ideal weight" based on fashion trends, celebrities' physical appearance, or an idealistic body image rarely reflects healthy weight.Here are the three steps to tell you if you are at risk and what you can do:Your Body Mass Index: Overweight > 25, Obese 30 or >. The ratio of body weight to height is called the body mass index (BMI), and reflects the total fat as related to one's height. You can find numerous graphs on line or even easier use an on-line calculator. BMI indicates overweight between 25-29 and obese if 30 or moreThis is the most definitive measurement to determine if the belly fat has produced obesity related medical problems because it relates the extra weight to body function. Excess food is stored in every increasing fat cell around and inside the abdomen. Its the fat cells inside of the belly that make new dangerous chemicals that go into the blood stream. Studies reported in Science in October 2008 suggest fat cells can even make more fat cells.Clumped together, the fat cells just below the skin of the abdomen-surrounding all of the vital organs-are no larger than a bar of soap, but are the cause of all obesity-related medical problems. Since measuring the inner fat is difficult and expensive, researchers use the circumference of the waist as a good proxy since it correlates with the critical amount of inner fat responsible for the development of all of the complications related to obesity."The association between waist circumference and mortality among 154,776 men and 90,757 women aged 51-72 years, all -cause mortality was assessed over 9 years of follow-up (1996-2005). After adjustment for BMI and other co-variants, a large waist circumference was associated with an approximately 25% increased mortality"