To calculate your waist circumference wrap a measuring tape around your waist, halfway between your lowest rib and the top of your hipbone (lining up roughly with your belly button).
|Increased risk||more than 94 cm||more than 80 cm|
|Substantially increased risk||more than 102 cm||more than 88 cm|
For specific weight loss advice, please speak with your doctor or an Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Visit the Dietitians Association of Australia website to find an accredited dietitian.If your BMI or waist circumference is high you should take action to manage your weight. Choosing a low fat diet, rich in fruit and vegetables, whole grain breads and cereals, lean meat and low fat dairy foods, plus regular physical activity may help.