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5 6 What Weight Is Considered Anorexic
What is a healthy way to gain weight for a 20 pounds underweight female adolescent that is 5 feet 3 in.?
Calorie dense foods: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Avoid sugary foods, sodas, and chips. Although they are indeed high calorie, they do not provide appropriate nutrition and are difficult for your body to process. Good luck! ...Read more
137-184 lbs: According the the "quartlet index", more commonly known as the body mass index (bmi) your ideal weight range would be between 137-184 pounds. Studies by the major life insurance companies find that people of your height at that weight range, tend to live longer, better quality lives. 185-221 is overweight, greater than 221 moves into categories of obesity for your height. ...Read more
Two possibilities: First reason may be from fluid or salt and water retention from an increase in salt and water. Diuretics may also cause swelling. Heart and kidney trouble may be a concern. Associated shortness of breath; prompt medical need is indicated. Also excess calories or combined excess calories and reduced physical activity could cause excess weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not physically active
Eats 1500kJ per day
Is this BMI too low ?
What is considered anorexia BMI?
No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 feet 4 inch female. My age is 35. My weight is 72 kg.. Do you tell how much weight I have to lose ? What is ideal weight with this high?
Body mass index=27.4: Read this 1st: http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/the-problem-with-BMI. We technically define normal weight via body mass index (BMI), regardless of gender, age & ethnicity (so it doesn't matter that you live in Bangladesh). Go to http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm to calculate your BMI. Normal is 18.5-24.9. Theoretically you'd need to lose approximately 7kg. ...Read more
My weight is 119 pounds and I am 5 ft. 2 .In tall. Is this ideal? What would ideal weight be? I'm 18.
Ideal weight: The concept of ideal weight is misinterpreted. The range is different for different people. As long as your bmi below 25 ( in your case it is 21.8); and you can toleration 20-30 min of cardio without feeling dizzy, you are in good health. Being healthy is important. There is no ' ideal weight'. ...Read more
What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174
I'm 42 an weigh 66 kg i'm 5ft 2 inch, i'd like to loose weight healthily and be about 58 how long should that take?
Around 150: According to the standards, the upper limit of a normal bmi for 5'6" is 150 pounds. Above that, you are considered overweight, but bmi isn't always the best determination. If you have 15-20 percent body fat, eat right and excercise regularly, i wouldn't worry too much about what the scale says. Too little body fat can cause problems just like too much can. ...Read more
You decide: Forget the "ideal weight" numbers, they are subscience. Your best weight is what look and feels best to you while you are able to complete successfully in athletics with peers. Tall is fun but fit is much more important. Olympic track stars are "underweight", super-fit football linebackers are "obese" by the numbers. Hope lean muscle and lifetime fitness will be yours. ...Read more
No period.My weight is 57 kg height is 5 feet 2 inch age is 24.Is this overweight.Did I have pcos.I increase 12kg weight from 9 month.Is it gud or bad?
You decide: The "ideal weight" stuff is sub-science. If you're able to keep up with your athletic peers and like how you look, it's probably all good. I can't diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome at a distance (are your periods okay?), but the mainstay of treatment is aerobic fitness / conditioning. It's in your hands. Good luck. ...Read more
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