Your BMI is......
|less than 18.5:||Underweight|
|18.5 - 24.9:||Normal weight|
|25 - 29.9:||Overweight|
|30 - 34.9:||Class I Obese|
|35 - 39.9:||Class II Obese|
|40 upwards:||Class III Obese|
Are You At An Optimal Body Weight?
Obesity is related to the excess of fat in our bodies. Today, obesity is considered a pandemic, and it is wild spread worldwide, mainly in modern countries. Being obese puts individuals at significant risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, mental health, and death. We have different types of obesity, and they depend on an index called BMI (Basal Metabolism Index). The BMI is the index of how healthy we are, or our weight is. Use the calculator here to see where you fit in on the scale of BMI.
Energy Balance Equation In Relation To Weight Management
Our bodies consume calories 24/7. That means even we sleep, which happens to run functions such as breathing, digesting, and others. This minimum amount of calories required is known as BMR Basal Metabolism Rate. Also, we need to consider the amount of Physical Activity Level described as the minimum movement that requires burning calories. We have a different level of PAL, which is dependent on our lifestyle. To calculate your level of body fat roughly to go off of, use the body fat calculator here.
Body Fat Calculator
Your body fat is ......
|Adults in United States, average :||22-25%||15-19%|
Protein Intake Calculator
|age should be in 14 to 80 range|
You should take ...... of protein per day
Cause And Effect Of Being Underweight
Underweight, the same as obesity occurs due to many factors. Nutrient’s deficiency issues are linked to being underweight. On the other hand, excess fats lead to overweight and obesity. Individuals in the overweight or obese class usually tend to intake more calories than they burn and do minimal exercise. However, a good diet and lifestyle can be easy to reach a healthier weight. Different situations in individuals who suffer from obesity class II and III. These people usually eat so much more and do not practice any exercises. hey are at a greater risk of long-term diseases such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases. Research has shown that obesity is often linked to stroke and death. Along with that, mental health can occur in these cases.
Coping Skills With The Purple Aubergine
Here at The Purple Aubergine we offer many courses, strategies and techniques to help cope with a variety of mental health diseases and disorders. We are here to educate you in many areas of nutrition, physical and general health. View our array of coping techniques and skills below. If you still have any unanswered questions, want to make an enquiry or simply find out more then do not hesitate to get in touch with us so that our specialist team can assist you in getting the advice you need.
Water Intake Calculator
you should drink ...... of water per day
View Our Array Of Coping Skills
That consists of many different strategies for healthy eating and behaviour models changes. That includes different models, from motivational interviews to psychodynamic models. Includes Cognitive behaviour therapy and other tools. This therapy is very indicated for people who suffer from feeding and eating disorders, addictions, and general mental health. Behaviour changing models have shown to be very effective.
This type of therapy is more for kids trying certain foods related to sensory problems. The therapy teaches the child to be confident with a sensory evaluation of foods. Consequently, the therapy can include different sections such as smelling foods, looking at the food, tasting it, and eating it. This therapy’s benefits are well known in the child with problems dealing with foods.
Family Based Therapy
This therapy suggests involving a family in the therapy with the clients. Family can be very supportive for kids and adults. In some cases, proper training and an excellent open mind can become a powerful tool to solve many mental health, including feeding and eating disorders.
Graduated Exposure Therapy
Here, we find mainly children or people who have autism. They are very picky, lousy, and have minimal food choices and preferences. The therapy gradually exposes the individual to a different food to increase his food choices. Research has shown that child who practices this therapy increases their food choice from four items to over 50 in about six months.
That consists of group therapies where clients express themselves by playing in different ways. Playing with clay can be one of them. Also, playing with food, painting or even with an educational game board can be a promising therapy for our clients. Therapies benefits are building a solid relationship with people, learning how to express their feelings, and how to deal with certain circumstances.
Sequential Oral Sensory
This therapy, very similar to food therapy, includes the assessment for the individual. In different sessions, the individual will be trained about new foods, the importance of food in life, and eating. In other words, that is specific training about the importance of healthy eating in life.
very similar to nutrition counselling. We have many nutritional strategies and knowledge, but the nutritional education audience is entirely in control of his will and his food choice. That does not happen with people who suffer from mental health, and in this case, we need nutritional counselling to address the behaviour.