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Calculate My Weight To See If Im Overweight
How much weight do I need to lose to be healthy? I am 5'6 and 205 lbs. Also-am I obese or overweight?
BMI: BMI is 33 considered obese. Your BMR- measures the basic calories you need per day is 2065 -. Would increase activity walk/bike 45 minutes, use 5-10 lbs weights to tone, cut no more than 200 calories/day remember you are still growing, f/u/ w/ doc. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/#result http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.ht ...Read more
Pregnancy weight gain problems. If starting out overweight and trying to lose weight, what is a guideline?
Easy: Stop all forms of sugar, sweets, soft drinks, especially "diet"drinks. Eat natural "god made" food and drink only pure water. Obesity in america is in pandemic form because of our appaliing diet. Unfortunately, the food that we need for health is expensive, but it satisfies without "feeling full". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perseverance: The key 2 weight loss is perseverance. It's not a sprint, it's a marathon. Make slow steady changes that u can stick w/ forever. Thin people usually select healthy food options continuously over years & also get regular exercise. Eat differently. Increase veggies, fruit, healthy fats (salmon, nuts, seeds, olive oil, avocado), protein. Stop soda, junk food and decrease carbs & processed foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i'm dieting and exercising trying to lose weight and then i get pregnant, do I have to change my habits?
Pregnant diet: It is perfectly fine to continue exercising while pregnant (as long as it isn't too extreme). However, i wouldn't recommend dieting while pregnant. Just eat healthy. Dieting in general is not ideal for anyone. Just eat healthy, well balanced meals and make sure the portion size is appropriate. ...Read more
My current weight is 8st 5lb i want to lose weight. How much weight would you suggest i lose a week to get to 7st?
Too low: you are anemic someting is not right you are not going to lose weight as long as you are anemic,because your body will be screaming for food,and you will be tired all time ,and may be dizzy. find the source of your anemia ,and when you get this problem fixed we can work on your weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 16 yo and 5'2 in height my weight is 72 kg how many kilos do I need to lose becoz all i know is that im overweight. And any advice for weight loss?
Positive attitude: Weight loss is best when done pregressively a little at a time. Loosing just one kilo each month for the next 8 months will positively impact your health. Eat smaller portions but eat healthy with whole grains, lean protein and veggies. Choose water instead of sugary drinks and fruits instead of juice.Exercise for 10-20 min dly even with little things like jump rope, jogging, running .Keep motivated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it OK to lose weight while pregnant? I am 75lbs overweight and Im going to the gym and eating clean to lose weight. If I get preg, can I continue?
My friend (morbidly obese) wants to try lean gains (intermittent fasting) to lose weight. I am concerned for her. Is this safe or even healthy?
Fasting: Fasting is never a good way to lose weight. It generally slows your metabolism and contributes to the yo-yo effect of losing weight and regaining it back plus more. There really isn't anything healthy about fasting. Conversely, eating multiple (3-5) meals (healthy & small portions) is better for your metabolism and weight loss (but you have to exercise too). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2500 calories.: This is safe amount of calories to start loosing weight. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose my baby weight from my son. before him you think I could lose weight and get back to my normal size?
How can I gain weight? I have been struggling to gain weight and according to my age , height, and BMI I am considered underweight.
Check caloric intake: The most common reason for being underweight according to bmi assuming you are taking in enough calories for your height is genetics. If one of your parents have he same body type, it does become more difficult to gain weight. With that said, it is important to eat more calories that what you are expending. Check how many calories you are burning at rest, with daily activities, and with exercis. ...Read more
How to reduce weight with pcos? I didnt get my periods since 4 months is it due to weight problem. Ht 164cm weight 79kgs
Lifestyle: Hi. The first advice is, of course, healthy diet, regular exercise, and achieving & maintaining ideal body weight. Having said that, we understand the difficulties. Healthy diet very important: whole grains (no refined grains/flours), healthy oils (canola, olive), nuts, legumes, nonfat dairy, lean meats, fruits & veggies. Diabetes drugs that can help: GLP-1 agonists. Can consider Qsymia or Belviq (lorcaserin). ...Read more
Lose smart, not fast: One ofthe keys to losing weight and keeping it off is to do it in a thoughtful and meaningful way. This includes having the right perspective on food, exercise, sleep, and stress. For food, eat mostly a plant based diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, seeds, and whole graims and for protein eat wild fish like salmon every other day. Avoid processed foods. Exercise up to 45 minutes. ...Read more
My weight is 110kg and height is 6 feet.Ijust want to reduce my weight to 90 kg .Can u sugest a diet plan to do it?
Mediterranean diet: Rather than consider a short-term diet, chose to make a change in your lifestyle, including eating habit & physical activity. Chose to eat healthier. You know what's good for you & what isn't. Engage in regular physical activity, too. As for a specific diet, i like mediterranean diet because it has so much science behind it regarding alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, etc. ...Read more
Can metformin make you lose weight, my doctor put me on it cause of prediabetes and he upped it and now im losing weight, not thati mind, i needed to.
I am 21 years old.My weight is just 48kg my height is 5'10.I want to gain weight.Can you suggest me some diet which helps me gain weight.Thank you?
Eat well and more of: If your food is rich in calories and you eat enough in quantity and eat every 3-4 hours, you can gain weight.. The foods that you should eat include: dairy like milk, yogurt, cheese and milk shakesone of these with each meal.Also eat eggs daily and ampleamountsof nuts like almonds , cashews and meats will all give you plenty of calories. ...Read more
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