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1600 calorie south indian style diet chart for weight loss ?

1600 calorie south indian style diet chart for weight loss
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Diets: In general, with regard to weight loss, the calorie content of the diet is more significant than the nutrient content of the diet. Health benefits like improvements in diabetes and heart risk appear to be more related to nutrient content. In general, data seems to be pointing to moderation in simple carbohydrates and saturated fats and high in omega 3 fats, lean protein, and fiber. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South Beach: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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South Africa tip. Do kids need vaccination?

South Africa tip. Do kids need vaccination?

CDC travel: Aside from routine childhood immunization, check your travel destination at the cdc traveler's health site for specifice recommendations. www.cdc.gov/travel. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Related to Obesity: When children go beyond a body mass index of 28 (there are charts for children bmi) specially if one parent or worse 2 have heavy family history of type 2, you have to change life style to bring that body mass index down. Statistics are against you if you do not. ...Read more

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What city in america has the most aids infected people? Im dating nline.

What city in america has the most aids infected people? Im dating nline.

Washington, but why?: Washington, dc has the highest prevalence, and my own fair city of baltimore comes in second. But you shouldn't decide whom to date based on the city they live in. There's HIV everywhere. Practice safe sex with everyone, whether from dc or des moines. ...Read more

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Is there a BMI calculator for metric data?

Is there a BMI calculator for metric data?

Many exist.: Yes. Just google bmi calculator. There are many out there. ...Read more

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Can emedicine succeed in africa?

Can emedicine succeed in africa?

Sure: eMedicine (teleMedicine) is succeeding everywhere in the world. Healers (doctors) and patients (those afflicted) have been getting together in all civilizations since the very beginning. eMedicine is just the newest way to get the right people together, to help those in need. It is the future that has arrived, and by being on HealthTap, you are part of it. ...Read more

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Do south american indians have more diabetes than american indians?

Do south american indians have more diabetes than american indians?

Not yet: Diabetes is promoted by genetic predisposition, and lifestyle factors such as obesity, sedentary activity levels, and a poor diet. North and south american indigenous people share the genetic predisposition, however north american natives tend to have a better economic status and thus more obesity and more diabetes. Indigenous peoples other places such as australia also have more diabetes. ...Read more

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Weight for height and age women--africa vs asia?

Weight for height and age women--africa vs asia?

There is no answer!: Too many sub-races and ethnicities, and variables that\ are social: food availability and healthcare. Example, south koreans are larger than north koreans. In africa, if you are a watusi, you will be taller than someone from the congo. There is no answer, because of the variables. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected. ...Read more

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Is malaria prevalent in the south america?

Is malaria prevalent in the south america?

Malaria: Malaria is prevalent in certain areas of south america. The cdc website is a good resource to look up how common diseases, such as malaria, are in a particular country. For malaria you may want to look at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/malaria/travelers/country_table/a.Html. ...Read more

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30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India having severe hair fall?

30yr working married lady(healthy diet, BMI 24) frm India  having severe hair fall?

Hair Loss: There is not one specific treatment for hair loss. There are number of potential causes that would be approached differently (depending on the cause). Dermatological work up is likely to be your best bet. Take care ...Read more

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Need height & weight chart for men of indian origin?

Need height & weight chart for men of indian origin?

See below: Wasn't sure if you were asking about native americans or those from india. Check out below for those from india: http://www.Mohanraohospital.Com/heightweightchart.Html. ...Read more

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Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

South Beach Diet: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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According to my body fat percentage I am perfectly fine, but according to BMI I am a bit overweight. My fat percentage is 26 BMI is 26. Concern?/

According to my body fat percentage I am perfectly fine, but according to BMI I am a bit overweight. My fat percentage is 26 BMI is 26. Concern?/

Weight: As long as you are happy, don't be concerned. We are our own worst critics. You sound very healthy and you should be happy. ...Read more

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Fact or fiction: soursop (fruit native of south america, mexico etc) can treat cancer.?

Fact or fiction: soursop (fruit native of south america, mexico etc) can treat cancer.?

Need more studies: There are some facts that annona muricata ( soursop) perhaps contains an active substance/molecules that can kill certain cancer cells. Some study has demonstated some positive data in vitro -in the laboratories. However there are a lot of questions that have to be asnwered first before declaring that it can really treat cancer. ...Read more

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Why Ebola found in DRC and Uganda is easy protected compared to that of Western Africa countries?

Why Ebola found in DRC and Uganda is easy protected compared to that of Western Africa countries?

Past Outbreaks.: Uganda had 3 Ebola outbreaks since 2000. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently has an outbreak of Zaire Ebola virus which is independent of the outbreak in West Africa. There have been 67 cases w 49 deaths in 4 villages. This is the 7th reported Ebola outbreak in DRC. In researching this, it appears that both Uganda & DRC have learned a great deal about dealing w Ebola from their past ...Read more

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Are online BMI calculators accurate?

Yes, but...: The calculator will give you an accurate bmi, but how well that measures your fitness/health is unclear. I've had finely tuned athletes show up as obese according to bmi. If you're concerned about it just check with your doctor. ...Read more

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The ideal weight for 6 ft.

The ideal weight  for 6 ft.

There is a range: Ideal weight or a healthy weight for this height would be about 80 kg (175-180 pounds). ...Read more

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My BMI is 25.5. I's this considered overweight? I'm 5'3 and weight 144 pounds.

Yes: It is slightly over weight. It is not good for a young person to start out adult life as being over-weight. See this site for more info. http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bminojs.htm. ...Read more

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Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more