As most of you probably know that obesity is and has been officially labeled a disease by the American Medical Association.
What does this mean to you, if you are a little obese? It's actually great news what this means is that your insurance can now pay for some of the cost of you going to the doctor for your over weight problems. It also means now employers have to be careful about not providing you with what you need while you work, such as a bigger chair, bigger desk and the reason why is because now that Obesity is a disease you can be looked at as being disabled.
How Do I Know If I'm Obese? By figuring out what your Body Mass Index is usually referred to BMI.
What is considered to be obese enough to be labeled as having a disease? If your BMI is between 18 and 25 you are a perfectly normal weight, if your BMI is higher at 25 to 30 you are overweight and if your BMI is over 30 you are obese.
I have came across this wonderful tool below to help us all out and you are welcome to come back any time to use it during your weight loss goals.
Let's take on this horrible disease and make a change in our lives! Did you know that 18% of deaths in Adults is caused from Obesity in America, which makes this more like an epidemic. I say we because to be truthfully I too am considered to be obese as you can see in the screen shot below, but I'm going to keep trucking along with diet and exercise as well as using Skinny Fiber that has been helping me with stopping the over eating.