When you have Ali Britschgi working with you as your health coach, not only do you have access to the many resources described on the Wellness page, but you also have informative information and articles that are updated on this web site.
Healthy habits can often contribute to better management of some existing conditions or help prevent new problems from developing. This program can be customized for many people with unique needs related to:
- Diabetes (Type 2)
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Sleep Apnea / Respiratory Problems
- Thyroid Issues
- Nursing Mothers
- Senior Living (age 65 or over)
- Teen Years
Body Mass Index (BMI) Chart
Body Mass Index (BMI) is the measure of health and fitness endorsed by the Surgeon General of the United States. It takes into consideration the height and weight of a person to give an accurate index of what his/her weight should be. A BMI of up to 24 is considered healthy. Any number between 25 - 29 means the person is overweight. A reading between 30 - 39 is an indication of obesity, placing the individual at high risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other ailments. A reading of 40+ is an indication of extreme obesity, placing a person at highest risk of health problems.