Weight Loss

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Weight loss refers to losing weight by reducing the total body mass. This is usually done by following an exercise and diet regime and has many physical, social and psychological benefits. Various crash/fad diets claim to help people lose weight quickly but are harmful because they eliminate certain nutrients resulting in decreased immunity.flat-abs

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Body Mass Index

It measures an individual's relative size concerning his body mass and height. It is used to measure if one's weight is healthy or not. It is the ratio of your body weight to the square of your height; its unit is kg/m2. An individual is considered healthy and has an appropriate weight if their BMI is within 18.5 and 24.9. Nowadays, there’s a greater tendency to measure a person’s body fat percentage, which many believe is a more accurate indication of one’s health and well-being.

Basal Metabolic Rate

The basal metabolic rate measures the metabolic rate of the body. In short, it measures the energy your body requires to carry out its daily functions. Calculating BMR is complex, and using the available online is advisable. The result tells you the number of calories you need to burn.

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