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A 37-year-old member asked:

What can i do if my bmi is 28 and i need to get it down to 25 to not be overweight, any help and tips?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Don't worry: Or obsess about specific numbers or category names. Learn to eat less and exercise more so that you can develop a healthy lifestyle that you can live with for the rest of your life.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
High BMI: That BMI puts you in an "overweight" category. You should do cardiovascular exercise on most days of the week, shooting for 30-60 minutes for each session. You also need to eat prudently and engage proper portion sizes. You should shoot for a BMI no higher than 25.

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