desirable weight

desirable weight

A general term for a person’s optimal weight for a particular height.

desirable weight

Nutrition The optimal weight for a particular height. See Diet, Healthy weight. Cf Obesity, Overweight.
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Over the study period, neither group significantly increased their physical activity "Increasing patient physical activity seems not to be necessary to effect sustained, desirable weight control," the researchers wrote.
The desirable weight vector w = ([w.sub.1], [w.sub.2],..., [w.sub.n]) should make the sum of all weighted distance measures (7) small.
World Health Organization criteria for the assessment of the nutritional status based on the value of BMI in adults (except pregnant women) are: i) below 18.5= underweight, ii) 18.5 to 24.9= desirable weight, iii) 25.0 to 29.9= increased weight, iv) 30.0 to 34.9= grade I obesity, v) 35.0 to 39.9= grade II obesity an vi) above 40= grade III obesity
The scope added some desirable weight in the right place which improved the stability of the rifle in the offhand position.
In reality, the changing room is inspired to provide these people with personal choices toward a desirable weight therapy through engaging in exercise and diet.
A common guideline is the Metropolitan Life Desirable Weight Tables (sci.washington.edu/info/forums/reports/MetroLifeWNeightTables.pdf).
The BMI was used to classify participants into desirable weight, underweight, overweight, and obese.
Most important, he notes, the caloric content of the treats must be subtracted from the total number of calories per day that the cat is supposed to consume, based on its age, desirable weight and overall health status.
Solomons notes that some of his female students are 5 to 10 pounds over a professionally desirable weight, and that the mirror makes this quite plain.
Providing 30 to 35 kcal/kg and 0.8 to 1.0 gm protein/kg of desirable weight are the goals of MNT (Druml, 2005).
However, as it is the case for any other nutrient, protein should be consumed in moderation (not more than 25 percent of your daily calories), as high amounts of protein may stress the kidneys as they work to eliminate the excess, which can also cause calcium loss.In addition, incorporating more fruits and vegetables in your diet is another important factor that can help you achieve a desirable weight and reduce your abdominal fat as well.
Men are considered obese when their weight is 20 percent more than the maximum desirable weight.