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Body Weight (Definition)

Body weight is a term for the ...Read more


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Is there a way that heredity affects body weight like eds?

Is there a way that heredity affects body weight like eds?

Yes: Pima indians of the desert southwestern us live where food is scarce. Therefore, a gene that makes food storage into fat very efficient so that they survive the desert. Taken out of the desert, and fed a standard american diet, they will gain weight. Similar genes are certainly present that will soon be described once the human genome is fully known. ...Read more

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Is eating too many protein bars affect body weight?

Is eating too many protein bars affect body weight?

Of course: Those protein bars aren't calorie free. Take a look at the packaging and see how many calories you consume each time you eat one. Some may contain as much as a full sized candy bar, just with more protein. So, as in everything, moderation is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Other way around.: The relationship is more clear the other way around. Being overweight or underweight can lead to irregular menses. Speak with your doctor if you would like to learn more about how to regulate your menses and/or weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could a condition of scoliosis affect body weights? I have a slight scoliosis and I'm underweight now. Should I seek treatment from chiropractors?

Could a condition of scoliosis affect body weights? I have a slight scoliosis and I'm underweight now. Should I seek treatment from chiropractors?

Scoliosis: Idiopathic scoliosis typically affects tall lean females most frequently. The scoliosis is not affecting your weight, your body habitus is consistent with those that are affected by idiopathic scoliosis. At 21, you are past skeletal maturity and not likely to rapidly progress at this point, depending on the magnitude of the curve. ...Read more

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How does malocclusion affect my body weight?

How does malocclusion affect my body weight?

Not much: After 30 years of treating malocclusions, I can say without reservation that the kids intake of calories are just fine. There are rare cases identified very early in life where the malocclusion is so severe that it impedes eating, but those have been all orthopedic cases. Plenty of folks 1 or 2 generations ago took dentures out to eat. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect your body weight?

How does alcohol affect your body weight?

Gain usually: Alcohol is broken down into carbohydrates - with little to no true nutritional value- ie: not a fat or protein, or fruit or vegetable with vitamins. While a small glass of alcohol daily has shown benefit with the mediterranean diet, more than that daily is just extra calories. ...Read more

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How does sleep deprivation affect your body weight over time?

How does sleep deprivation affect your body weight over time?

Weight gain: Sleep deprivation, due to hormonal changes and Insulin secretion, leads to weight gain over time. Often people will say that it is "weight gain out of proportion" to diet and energy expenditure. ...Read more

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Does asthma affect my body weight? Or is it impossible for asthma patients to gain weight? If possible, what would be a recommended diet for us?

Does asthma affect my body weight? Or is it impossible for asthma patients to gain weight? If possible, what would be a recommended diet for us?

Yes: It can. Poorly controlled asthma can lead to weight loss and poor health in general. Patients with asthma do well with regular diet, but proper management of their asthma is also very important. ...Read more

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How does body weight affect knee replacement? I am considered obese, and my doctor says this has contributed to my need for knee replacement. Will my body weight affect my outcome? .

How does body weight affect knee replacement? I am considered obese, and my doctor says this has contributed to my need for knee replacement. Will my body weight affect my outcome? .

Tka in overweight: Yes, increased weight can adversely affect knee replace my outcomes. The medical and surgical complication rate can be higher. Implant longevity can be decreased. ...Read more

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Reduce body weight?

Reduce body weight?

Weight loss: Its a combination of diet - avoid fried foods, carbohydrates (rice/chips etc.) avoid sweets. Eat high protein (soy), lots of greens (preferably steamed or stir fried), drink water (no pop), stay away from milk. With this must come daily exercise. ...Read more

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How to add body weight?

How to add body weight?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read more

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How to gain body weight?

How to gain body weight?

Increase Muscle Mass: If you want to improve your body weight and you are normal body composition, increase muscle (lean) mass or fat free mass. Muscle weighs more than fat and this will improve your metabolism as an added benefit. Consult a personal trainer who can direct you with diet, weight lifting and aerobic exercise. This is the "triple" approach to body building. ...Read more

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How increase body weight?

How increase body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used
4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost.
Eat less, exercise more.
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How to reduce body weight?

How to reduce body weight?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How do I loose body weight?

How do I loose body weight?

See below: Unfortunately, the simple equation is that you have to expend more calories than you take in. ...Read more

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How can increase body weight?

How can increase body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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How to increase body weight?

How to increase body weight?

Build muscle: Muscle weighs more than fat. If u eat at least 2500 kcalories a day and build muscle, you should gain weight. Add protein bars or shakes to help feed your muscles. ...Read more

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I want to lose my body weight?

I want to lose my body weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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How can I lose my body weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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How to increase my body weight?

How to increase my body weight?

Eat well: Body weight related to your caloric intake and activity levels. For an active person, you should aim to consume about 2, 000 calories/day for minimum. If you want to gain weight you should eat foods rich in calories such as milk and milk products like yogurt and ice cream, eggs and meats. But at this age your goal should be to have a healthy weight not put on extra weight. ...Read more

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How to increase my body weight?

How to increase my body weight?

Body weight: If you are in good health (meaning no illness that causes you to lose weight), then you may need to increase caloric intake - eating more calories. I would try to select healthier choices rather than pushing fast food and soft drinks. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my body weight?

How can I reduce my body weight?

Diet and Exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eliminate junk food and don't over eat. Consider liquids as well-soda, alcohol, etc contains a lot of calories. Exercise multiple times a week. If you find an activity you really enjoy you'll be more likely to engage in that activity. Avoid fad diets that could prevent you from getting adequate nutrition. Make healthy choices! ...Read more

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How do I increase my body weight?

How do I increase my body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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How can I control my body weight?

How can I control my body weight?

Common problem: General recommendations: Follow the "Mediterranean" Diet and go to following websites
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How can I build up my body weight?

How can I build up my body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more

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