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New York city physician weight loss

Are you tired of being overweight or obese in the big apple city of New York? If so, you are not alone. More than half of New Yorkers either overweight or obese.

Benefits of weight loss

The good news is that no matter what your weight loss goal is, even a modest weight loss, such as 5 to 10 percent of your total body weight, is likely to produce health benefits, such as improvements in blood pressure, blood cholesterol, and blood sugars. In addition to improving your health, maintaining a weight loss is likely to improve your life in other ways

Steps for losing weight in NYC

  • What is a healthy weight for me?
The healthy weight for you depends on your height, weight, age, race, your starting weight and your own personal interests and objectives. For most people, trying to go down to a normal weight based their ideal body mass index is recommended although for some people, a bit higher BMI might be acceptable.
  • Do I need to lose weight to be healthy in NYC?

If your BMI is over 25, you may need to consider losing some weight.
  • How much weight should I lose in New York City?

The answer to this question depends on your starting weight and your ideal weight. So, let us say, you are a female with a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weight of 200 lbs, then your body mass index  is about 32.3. Your ideal body mass index is 25 or lower which means you should weigh less than 155 lbs. That means you might need to lose about 45 lbs to reach your normal body mass index.


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Weight loss success stories in NYC

  1. Dr. Tumpati has been my weight management doctor for over a year, and has given me sustainable results with good dietary and health advice that allow me to adjust my lifestyle as opposed to going on some fad diet.
  2. Extremely thorough, you will never feel rushed or neglected while talking with Dr. Tumpati. He takes the time to talk to you about everything.
  3. What I came in to see Dr. Tumpati for – he explained detail by detail right to the point. I am very excited to start my program and cannot wait for my results.
  4. Dr. Tumpati has been my weight management doctor for over a year, and has given me sustainable results with good dietary and health advice that allow me to adjust my lifestyle as opposed to going on some fad diet.
Learn more about W8MD’s insurance covered medical weight loss program for safe weight loss in NYC

Weight Loss NYC

Are you a bit overweight or obese and would like to lose weight safely, effectively, and like your insurance to pay for the physician visit in NYC?

Obesity in New York City

In New York City, obesity is epidemic. More than half of adult New Yorkers have overweight (34%) or obesity (22%). Data show that people can have obesity early in life. Nearly half of all elementary school children and Head Start children do not have a healthy weight. In New York City, one in five kindergarten students and one in four Head Start children, have obesity.

Weight Loss NYC – step by step guide to losing weight in New York City

Thanks to the 2010 Affordable Care Act, you might be able to lose weight with insurance at our W8MD Medical Weight Loss Center’s of America’s non-surgical medical weight loss program in New York City.
Stop blaming the victim for obesity

Stop blaming the victim for obesity

3 things to do to lose weight in NYC

1. NYC weight loss step 1. Understand your height to weight ratio or body mass index before losing weight in NYC. Body mass index determines where you stand in terms of your health risk related to being overweight or obese in New York City. Here is a table that determines your BMI and weight status. As can be seen from the table below, you are considered obese or overweight if your BMI in NYC falls in the range of 25 or more.
Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 – 24.9 Normal or Healthy Weight
25.0 – 29.9 Overweight
30.0 and Above Obese
  2. Weight Loss NYC step 2. Once you know your BMI, you want to also know your weight distribution, or waist to hip ratio as where the excess body fat is carried in the body also plays a significant role in health risk. For example, if your weight is mostly in the tummy or you have excess belly fat, your health risk of being overweight or obese in NYC is higher than otherwise.
Waist-to-Hip Ratio is determined by the simple formula of waist circumference divided by hip circumference. 
  • Waist to Hip Ratio bigger than 0.8 means you have an “apple-shaped” body type which means you are at a HIGHER risk for chronic diseases
  • If your waist to hip ratio less than or equal to 0.8 • “pear-shaped” body type • LOWER risk for chronic diseases
3. Weight Loss NYC step 3. Once you know the above 2 things, and you know you need to lose weight, then start the research on finding the best weight loss program in NYC for you. With over 20,000 books written on diet, and weight loss, and so much confusing information, you may want to consult with an experienced weight loss physician before starting weight in New York.

Secret of losing weight in NYC

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