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Which is the best exercise for obese person to start with?

Which is the best exercise for obese person to start with?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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What's the best diet for a obese person? How do you lose weight fast?

What's the best diet for a obese person? How do you lose weight fast?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor X?

What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor X?

You need help: Not ' the best diet ' managing some one 500 lbs, can not be done in this type of forum. You need one to one help to salve your personal issues, metabolic and safe management of your health, by a team. Please seek for such help not just from one doctor from your local social service, to elected officers, if you are ready, help is available ...Read more

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What's the best infographic showing that some people who shop at walmart are more obese than costco?

What's the best infographic showing that some people who shop at walmart are more obese than costco?

Have not seen one: But I like this: http://bit. Ly/lrfruu and I like this http://is. Gd/hjkubw. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for obesity?

What is the best treatment for obesity?

Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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I am obese and diabetic, what diet is best for me to lse weight?

I am obese and diabetic, what diet is best for me to lse weight?

Low carb: A higher protein, low carb diet is best but there are several important parts. First, eat lots of low carb vegetables, if you get over 50% of your food as vegetables, you'll lose weight. Second, never skip a meal, you don't respond to Insulin so you need to keep your blood sugar stable throughout the day, that helps your body not feel like its starving. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have type 1 obesity. What is the best pill to complement my diet?

I have type 1 obesity. What is the best pill to complement my diet?

Weight loss diet: If you are on a weight loss diet, you may be at risk for vitamin deficiencies, especially if you are avoiding fruits, which you should, if you want to lose efficiently. A good multivitamin may be your best friend in this situation. I have my weight loss patients take multivitamins, calcium, potassium, and fish oil. They are on a very low carb, medically supervised diet and they lose quickly. ...Read more

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What is the best way for someone who's confined to a wheelchair and obese to try and lose weight?

What is the best way for someone who's confined to a wheelchair and obese to try and lose weight?

Obesity mobility: Complicated question. Losing weight is always a combination of an appropriate diet and exercise plan. Taking in less intake in calories could be achieved by a doctor supervised weight loss plan. Or, better than that, an evaluation and plan by a dietician. The exercise part is a little more complicated and would depend on what types of exercise you could perform to increase your metabolism. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for obesity in cushing's syndrome?

What is the best treatment for obesity in cushing's syndrome?

Cushing's: You'll need to treat the cushing's syndrome before you can do anything meaningful about the obesity. Treatment will depend on the cause of the cs. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best solution for childhood obesity?

Can you tell me about the best solution for childhood obesity?

Childhood obesity: First make sure it's not a medical condition. A pediatrician should be consulted about this. There could be a referral to see if there's psychological and/or emotional problems that go along with the obesity. Sometimes parenting classes and education helps in terms of what is healthy nutrition, how to model it for the child, and how to help a child with personal limits. ...Read more

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What is the best obesity surgery type?

What is the best obesity surgery type?

Depends: Bypass is ideal for patients with severe gastric reflux or severe obesity or bad diabetes. Sleeve is great for moderate diabetes and mild reflux. Band is ok for thinner patients (bmi < 40) who have minimal reflux, no diabetes, and good eating habits. Duodenal switch still too much malabsorption. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of obesity stretch marks?

What are the best ways to get rid of obesity stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing, dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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What is the best airline for obese/overweight people? Seat size matters

What is the best airline for obese/overweight people? Seat size matters

Best airline: None. The better question is what seat is the best. You have to cough up the money to buy a first class or business class seat. These seats are wider and you have more leg room. ...Read more

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What can I do if my best friend from college is morbidly obese and I am worried about her?

What can I do if my best friend from college is morbidly obese and I am worried about her?

RIGHT TO WORRY: Morbidlyobese adds problems to life and predisposes to many unnecessary illnesses after time. It isn't just diet; usually there are difficulties in living in other areas. Encourage her to talk with her dr. Go with her to support her. You can't fix her problems, but you can help her do it if she'll let you. ...Read more

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Is knee implant the best solution for an obese lady?

Is knee implant the best solution for an obese lady?

Maybe: If you're obese then you're at increased risk for osteoarthritis in your knees and that causes pain. It boils down to how long you want to deal with the pain. Many of my patients with knee replacements wished they had it 10 years sooner. It's something to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor would be the best for helping me (an obese adolescent) lose weight safely?

What kind of doctor would be the best for helping me (an obese adolescent) lose weight safely?

I would start: With your primary physician. He or she may work with you or may refer to a nutritionist. Doubt a bariatric consult would be indicated at this time. Take care. ...Read more

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Does gastric bypass best choice for obesity?

Does gastric bypass best choice for obesity?

Yes and no: Most reliable at losing 10% and changing diabetes, metabolic disorders. AND...has high risk of complications from malabsorption, even pancreatitis, and the usual surgical complications of bleeding, infection, pain, scarring. consider a psychological approach. With finding triggers of overeating and dealing with them https://www. Kickstarter. Com/projects/1775472781/1708440999? token=378a5145 ...Read more

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What are my statistical odds of having heart disease at 22? I'm not obese nut my diet isn't the best

What are my statistical odds of having heart disease at 22? I'm not obese nut my diet isn't the best

Tough Question.: Average for 1st heart attack is 66 for men and 70 for women. With that said, your_individual risk_ depends on your good & bad cholesterol, blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, post-menopause for women, older than 45 for men, and a history of heart disease in your family members. Diet, exercise and your weight factor in also. If you are worried, let your doctor help you sort out your individual risk. ...Read more