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What does body weight tell about health risks? Body Mass Index (BMI) is based on weight and height and used as an indicator for obesity. A healthy BMI is 18.5 to 24.9. A BMI of 25 or above is associated with heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. To calculate your BMI choose one of the following methods:
While Body Mass Index compares well to body fat, it is not a body fat reading. Other measures should be taken to assess body fat.Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director
Previous E-mails to Christine (GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director) A1c: What should my A1c level be? Alcohol: Can I have wine with dinner? Apple: How many sugars are in an apple? Carbohydrate: Carbohydrate or calories? Chromium: Should I be taking Chromium? Dining Out: We eat out a lot could you give us some suggestions for Japanese and Chinese? Dreamfields Pasta: How does Dreamfields pasta count carbohydrates? Fiber: Which items are the best for fiber? Flax: Should I add ground flax seed to my meal plan? Food Exchanges: Can you explain food exchanges? Frozen Shoulder: Do my symptoms sound like frozen shoulder? Fruit: What is the difference between canned and fresh fruits? Fruit Juice: What can I drink instead of water? Fruit Sugar: Which fruits would be a better choice for me to eat? GlucoMenu® What is GlucoMenu? GlucoMenu® I'm trying to lose weight... what is the lowest calorie level? GlucoMenu® Menus for every season? Glucose Test: My glucose tolerance test was at 105 - how high/low is that compared to acceptable levels? Gluten: Should I be eating gluten free products? High Blood Sugar: My blood sugar levels have been running between 475 to 575. Hunger:  What do you advise when I find myself, always, hungry and most of the time ravenous? Margerine or Butter: Why unhealthy margarine instead of butter? Nuts: What kind of nuts should I buy? Olean: Where I can buy Olean and what brands of food have it? Pre-Diabetes: What are Pre-Diabetes lifestyle changes? Pre-Diabetes: Newly diagnosed w/ Pre-Diabetes... where do I start? Pre-Diabetes: Do people with Pre-Diabetes have the same symptoms as those with Type 1 and Type 2? Snacking: How do I avoid overeating when I'm bored? Stevia: Are Stevia sweeteners safe for someone who has diabetes? Sugar Alcohol: What is the difference between sugar and sugar alcohols? Tomatoes: Will tomatoes cause an increase in blood sugar levels? Type 2: What should I do if I've just been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes? Weight Loss: How do I lose weight?