We are living at a time of longevity. We can live longer and live better today than at any time in recorded history. It is possible with good health to live to 80,90, or even 100 years of age. 417 more words
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It’s no wonder most of us are confused about what we should weigh. Never mind the advertisements showing slim-as-a-stick-of-gum young models; even the older adults look like they just ran the marathon; fit and slender, their energy could light a small city. 534 more words
It’s day 140 of the weight loss challenge and since I’ve started, I’ve met every single goal I’ve set for myself. First it was 30 lbs, then 40. 188 more words
The ideal weight is a rather vague concept because it has no precise definition.
From a purely medical point of view, the ideal weight of an individual is the one for which the risks induced by its weight (hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes,…) are minimum. 171 more words
Yesterday, I ventured to Chicago for an open casting call for the TV show Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition. I didn’t get a call back, but had fun during the interview. 277 more words