Overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. Obesity can be defined by BMI (body mass index) or waist-hip circumference. An adult who has a BMI between 25 and 29.9 is considered overweight, and an adult who has a BMI of 30 or higher is considered obese.
Foods/Choices to Include:
- Eat small and frequent meals
- Avoid skipping meals
- Choose unprocessed, plant-based foods including whole fruits and vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes
- Choose lean protein- plant and animal-based- tofu, fish, poultry, grass-fed beef
- Consume healthy fats on occasion: Nuts, seeds, unrefined and unprocessed oils
- Drink plenty of water
Foods to Avoid:
- Processed foods
- Fried foods
- High sugar foods
- High fat foods
- Sugary beverages
- High sodium foods (more than 250 mg per serving)
More on Obesity
- Negative Effects of Obesity and Overweight
- More Reasons to Maintain a Healthy Weight
- Weight Loss and Your Reboot
- Growing Healthy Kids & Stopping Childhood Obesity
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Individual results may vary. Reboots are not intended to treat, cure or prevent any medical or health condition. Reboots are not recommended for everyone, and before commencing a Reboot or any other nutritional or dietary regimen, you should consult with your qualified health care provider in order to assess any potential benefits or risks to you with consideration of your personal medical situation. You should also continue to work closely with your qualified health care provider if you intend to engage in a long-term Reboot.