Your weight is less than ideal for your height based on present height/weight tables. Weight loss would not be appropriate for you at this time.
Your weight is within a normal range for your height. Concentrate on getting regular exercise and making healthy food choices to prevent weight gain.
Assuming you do not have extra muscle mass or a large skeletal frame, your weight falls into the overweight range. This means you have a slightly increased risk for health problems like heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. The good news is that through healthy eating and regular physical activity, you can reduce your weight and disease risks. To maintain your success, focus on consistent, small changes that you can build into your lifestyle.
Your BMI indicates you may be at an increased risk for developing health problems caused by being overweight. Weight loss could benefit your health. Other factors, including your medical condition, need to be considered when selecting a treatment plan. Many OPTIFAST Programs offer options to treat people who have a BMI such as yours.