This is an amateur opinion, so discuss this one with your doctor!
However, be aware that many doctors seem to just pick a number off a wall chart.
If you are a male over six feet tall, the charts are not realistic.
Doctors know that, but may just write down what is there,
hoping having a goal will let you lose some weight.
Let the Body Make the Choice???
Knowing this, it may make sense to
simply try out
new sensible habits for two weeks and watch the BioFeedback number
before setting any goal. In other words, let the filtered response
of the scale suggest a number for both you and your doctor.
has become an industry, relying on most people to fail due to
Famine Mode and keep trying somebody else's hyped solution.
The industry has a rather
The really NASTY part of this is that advertisers
routinely promise fast results rather than lasting results.
An honest promise does not stand a chance in the market until people stop faling
for that gambit.
how recycling works
, so we would suggest waiting to see
your body's initial response.
Let the Goal Keep Adjusting???
Another possibility if your BMI is very high is to target
This is just a rule of thumb. Your body may tell you it can do better or worse..
in BMI and then
lower it in response
to the healing process.