Obesity: Obesity is defined as BMI greater than 30. Obesity is linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, sleep apnea, and type 2 DM.
If your BMI is greater than 30, you may qualify for medical treatment in addition to lifestyle modifications
Consider surgery for BMI greater than 40
What diet is best?? Programs that focus on long term healthy, balanced eating habits- rather than short term solutions- are most effective.