BMI가 높으면 백신을 맞을 수 있습니다., but may not mean you're unhealthy. Here's how to check

비만이 Covid-19 백신 적격성에 영향을 미치는 요인, 많은 미국인들이 자신의 체질량 지수를 찾기 위해 애 쓰고 있습니다., 또는 BMI. 하지만 전문가들은 그 숫자의 의미를 말합니다 — 그리고 그들을 낮추는 방법 — isn’t always so clear-cut.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists obesity as an underlying medical condition, and defines it as someone who has a body mass index of 30 or higher but less than 40. Having a high BMI, 하나, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re unhealthy.
Assessing your BMI is a quick and dirty way of indirectly measuring the amount of fat your body has. The CDC has created a calculator for both children 성인 to find their number.
    For adults, a BMI of 18.5 ...에 24.9 is in the normal range, 25 ...에 29.9 is overweight, 과 30 and higher is obese. A BMI of 40 or higher is sometimes categorized as “극단” 또는 “severeobesity, the CDC notes.
      Having a BMI of over 30 can lead to severe health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, 박사가 말했다. Rosen Clifford, director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research at the Maine Medical Center Research Center.
        Obesity also increases the risk of having a more severe reaction to Covid-19, 그는 말했다.
        There are some rare cases when a healthy person reports an unhealthy BMI number, according to Clifford. Weight trainers and people with athletic builds have a lot of muscle on them, which could create a high BMI number, 박사가 말했다. Caroline Apovian, director of nutrition and weight management at Boston Medical Center and professor of medicine and pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine.
          A lot of football players have a BMI of 30, 35 or even 40, but they’re all muscle so they’re extremely healthy,” Apovian said.
          If you’re unsure of whether your high BMI number is due to fat or muscle, Apovian recommended seeing a weight loss specialist to have more specific tests done.

          How to lower your BMI number

          It is possible to lower your BMI through diet and exercise, Clifford said.
          The first step is to understand it’s not your fault, 그는 지적했다, and take responsibility for your body.
          Tell yourself, “I don’t know what caused this, but I’m going to do something about it,” 그는 말했다.
          Altering your diet is an important step in the weight-loss process, Clifford stressed. Individuals should limit the amount of processed food they consume and replace it with whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
          Mindful eating is another way to lose weight, 박사가 말했다. Robert Kushner, professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. This is where people slow down when they eat and enjoy the food in front of them.
          It’s slowing down, putting your fork downplanning what you’re eating in advance and being cognizant of portion sizes,” Kushner said.
          People should not go below 1,200 ...에 1,500 calories per day without the permission of a weight-loss specialist.
          If you’re overeating, Apovion recommended creating a moderate calorie deficit to lower your BMI. People should start to lose about 1 ...에 2 pounds per week, which shows your efforts are paying off.
          The next step to lowering you BMI is to exercise.
          주위에 150 minutes of exercise per week, which breaks down to roughly 20 minutes of exercise per day, is a great way to lower your body weight, Clifford said.
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          Apovian also recommended weight training at least twice a week because it can build muscle, which then helps burn fat.
            Take walks to get out of the house, do virtual workouts and go to the gym once it’s safe to do so, Clifford suggested.
            For more extreme cases or general help, he stressed that it’s important to see a weight-loss specialist.

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