Check out the graph below showing obesity levels according to age in New York City. Obesity is calculated according to Body Mass Index.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) was calculated using the New York City residents’ self-reported weight and height. A BMI between 25.0 and 29.9 is considered overweight, and a BMI of 30 or more is classified as obese. To calculate your Body Mass Index you can use our BMI calculator.
Diet and exercise is not always enough to help people lose weight. At Angeles Health we offer a range of weight loss surgeries, including lap band and the new procedure gastric sleeve plication surgery. To find out more about us take a look around our website and fill in the form on the right to find out which weight loss surgery might work for you.