5. The Value Of Losing Weight

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5. The Value Of Losing Weight

You are looking for investment advice for your health-wealth portfolio. You may be considering the fact that you are overweight. Using this example, you can begin to use the value of health formula for deciding how you want to proceed.

If your waist, BMI or weight is in a negative category
The result can be: higher rates of hypertension, high cholesterol, some cancers, joint pain
Ignoring your high blood pressure
The result can be: damage to heart muscle, arteries and veins, brain, internal organs
Ignoring your high cholesterol levels
The result can be damage to cardiovascular system (heart, arteries, veins), brain, internal organs
Not enough fruits and vegetables in your diet
The result can be decreased heart and organ health, thicker layer of fat, poor influence on mood and energy, potential muscle or joint pain, increase free radicals which cause cell damage
Not enough exercise
The result can be decreased heart and organ health, thicker layer of fat, poor influence on mood and energy, potential muscle or joint pain, increase free radicals which cause cell damage
Overdue for tetanus
The result can be that a simple cut can cause serious joint pain, fever, even death
Overdue for flu shot
The result can be an increased risk of flu, pneumonia, upper respiratory diseases, asthma
Overdue for clinical exam (physical, etc.)
The result can be Acute or Chronic illnesses that may go undiscovered, putting your overall health at serious risk and causing higher health costs
Overdue for breast, PAP or prostate exam
The result can be Acute or Chronic illness (especially cancer) may go undiscovered, putting your overall health at serious risk and causing higher health costs
Eating too many fats or drinking more than 1-2 servings of alcohol daily
The result can be decreased heart and organ health, thicker layer of fat, poor influence on mood and energy, potential muscle or joint pain, increase free radicals which cause cell damage
Ignoring a daily exercise program
The result can be decreased heart and organ health, thicker layer of fat, poor influence on mood and energy, potential muscle or joint pain, increase free radicals which cause cell damage

So, which behaviors can not only help you achieve lower BMI, lower weight, and lower waist measures? Look at the list again. If you do these, you know that there is a good chance the results will be that health is improved, outlook is improved, stress management and health management can significantly improve health outcomes.

   

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