Desired and ideal weight are far from the same. The ideal weight is the needed weight of your body for optimal function, whereas the desired weight can often be unhealthy.
Namely, this shows the other side of the latest trends which promote excessive weight loss, as it is commonly not the best option for a healthy body. Undoubtedly, while on one side excessive weight increases the risk of obesity and all the accompanying conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, heart problems etc., on the other hand, excessive weight loss is no less dangerous.
Therefore, the rule of the “golden middle” is always the safest and healthiest option.
There are numerous calculators and charts which will show the ideal weight. However, we will give you a special one, designed by doctors and specialists. Also, it’s really comprehensive as it includes several parameters, such as your body shape, age and height, to give you the ideal body weight.
Its biggest advantage is that it tells you how much you should weigh according to your specific proportions and age, and it does not support or even promote unhealthy body proportions.
In order to estimate how close you are to your ideal weight, see the chart above.