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Is rebounding on mini trampoline good for eyes?

Is rebounding on mini trampoline good for eyes?

Not proven: Rebounding trampolines have been advocated from making your vision better, glaucoma better, aligning the eyes to reducing migraines by movement of cerebrospinal fluid since wwii. But all are personal and scattered reports. But there is scientific data from nasa that showed it is a much better way of exercising for heart & body than treadmill and jogging. Certainly it won't hurt the eyes. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?

I have bad knees and was wondering if rebounding (exercising on a mini trampoline) is a good or bad exercise for that?

Not good: Trampoline exercises are not good if you already have problems with the knees. Any exercise that increases pressure on these joints should be reduced. Swimming, bicycling, elliptical machine and walking are gentle on the knees. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

HCG diet: I am a big advocate on my diet program called the HCG true diet. It allows your metabolism to change with HCG and a low calorie diet. It is a medically monitored program and creates new behaviors which can become habits over time. Most people lose 20-30 pounds per 12 week course. Even people on rehab. Can do this diet. ...Read more

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I am overweight what is the best vegetables or fruits to take the fat off my body?

I am overweight what is the best vegetables or fruits to take the fat off my body?

No quick answer here: Your best weight loss efforts are likely to come from eating healthy, low-fat, high fiber foods and increasing your activity. Weight loss efforts are much more likely to succeed if you are active - and even walking counts! have vegetables (no potatoes) for half of your dinner plate. Avoid "trigger foods" like candy, chocolate, chips, etc. It took a while for us to gain; it takes a while to lose. ...Read more

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Im a little overweight in my mid section about 15 lbs what's the best method to loose that?

Im a little overweight in my mid section about 15 lbs what's the best method to loose that?

I do HCG diet in my : Pts , it works and is safe, see your fam doc or gyn doc so you can be evaluated for wt loss manangement. ...Read more

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I am a 30 and overweight and want to know the best way to slim down some a little quicker and suggestions?

I am a 30 and overweight and want to know the best way to slim down some a little quicker and suggestions?

Eat fewer calories!: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a teenager and i'm approximately 11.4 ponds overweight. What is the best way to lose about 10 pounds fast?

What to do if i'm a teenager and i'm approximately 11.4 ponds overweight. What is the best way to lose about 10 pounds fast?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Shoot for no more than two pounds weekly. ...Read more

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Have not been physically active in a couple years what is the best way to start out slow i don't overdo myselfi'm only 22 but i'm 30 pounds overweight?

Have not been physically active in a couple years what is the best way to start out slow i don't overdo myselfi'm only 22 but i'm 30 pounds overweight?

Start slow.: Don't hit it too hard too fast. Start slow, maybe twenty minutes of light cardiovascular work to get your feet wet. As this becomes easier, lengthen your sessions and go harder. Start with twenty minute sessions of low intensity cardiovascular exercise and increase duration and intensity as this becomes easier. ...Read more

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