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Doctor insights on: Competition Diets For Female Figure

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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How many calories would a 19 year old 5'7 female that weighs 106 pounds need to gain weight ?

How many calories would a 19 year old 5'7 female that weighs 106 pounds need to gain weight ?

Complicated: There is no easy answer to the question and it depends on factors such as each individual's metabolism, and level of exercise. Would consult with a dietician who may figure out exact calorie count tailored to you. ...Read more

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What do suggest to treat hormone imbalance for a 17 year old female (food and diet)?

What do suggest to treat hormone imbalance for a 17 year old female (food and diet)?

What imbalance?: If you are speaking about an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone, then you would want to treat that with estrogen and Progesterone (typically in form of birth control pill). Make sure at normal weight (not too heavy/thin), and no problem with thyroid or vonwillebrand. Food and diet are not going to affect pituitary which regulates ovarian production of hormones that control menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What's the calorie intake/needs for a 60 yr old man 6'0" who weighs 238lb who is trying to gain muscle, lose fat, and drop total body weight?

What's the calorie intake/needs for a 60 yr old man 6'0" who weighs 238lb who is trying to gain muscle, lose fat, and drop total body weight?

Weight loss : There is a great app that can figure that our for you. You can access it through a smart phone or you can go online. Www. Myfitnesspal.Com. ...Read more

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Is there an ultimate diet for female bodybuilding?

Is there an ultimate diet for female bodybuilding?

High protein plus: You need to calculate your baseline needs based on height, weight, etc. And calculate how many additional calories you are burning with your training. You still need to maintain balance with carbs and some fat for your brain & internal organs. ...Read more

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I'm a 28 yr old male who has a busy work schedule. Can you please suggest and suitable diet for me to lose weight ? (hight: 5' 11'', weight:80kg)

I'm a 28 yr old male who has a busy work schedule. Can you please suggest and suitable diet for me to lose weight ? (hight: 5' 11'', weight:80kg)

Some people are: Stress eaters. They grab empty calories/junk food for a quick lift that eventually makes them crash. These items are usually carbs and sugar. Please lower the intake of them. See your doc to make sure you are in good health. Some people have a thing called metabolic syndrome, weight around the middle and blood sugar starting to rise. Dealing w/this at your age is outstanding. Peace. ...Read more

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What's a safe, effective and quick diet for a 18 year old female? Be more specific than eat healthy and exercise.I want lose 10-15 pounds.

What's a safe, effective and quick diet for a 18 year old female? Be more specific than eat healthy and exercise.I want lose 10-15 pounds.

Eat less & exercise: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Also see comment:. ...Read more

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What herbal supplements work good for male to female transformation?

What herbal supplements work good for male to female transformation?

You need an REI Dr.: You need to go see a reproductive endocrinologist - one that works with transgender. A lot goes into the process and it cannot be done with supplements alone. There are great meds to make the transition easier and more successful. You may want to start here: http://t-vox.Org/index.Php?Title=talk:endocrinologists&action=edit&redlink=1. ...Read more

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Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond to the percentile of height. (a 75% tall person should be 75% weight) www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

No fried food: Lose the soda, fast food, sugar. Walk 10 mins and increase it by 5 minutes per day till 30. Bake, grill, and eat fruits and vegetables in between meals. Eat with a teaspoon, in a bowl not a plate. Exercise and eat together to encourage them. ...Read more

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What is the healthy weight range for an 18yo 5'7" female?

What is the healthy weight range for an 18yo 5'7" female?

Weight: 18 yo female's weight should fall betwixt. 122 - 148 pounds which is 55.5 - 67.5 kg the range accounts for different bone densities and racial traits. ...Read more

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How many calories do I need to lose weight? My lifestyle is sedentary. I'm a 33 yr. Old , female who is 5'3 and weighs 224 pounds

How many calories do I need to lose weight? My lifestyle is sedentary. I'm a 33 yr. Old , female who is 5'3 and weighs 224 pounds

Listen to your body: You need a life style change. See kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct on you tube or her book to make a sustained life style change. Eat 6 small healthy meals with lots of colorful raw vegetables, a small amount of slow carbs like cooked quinoa, buckwheat, or amaranth (which should be soaked for 8 hour, and rinsed well before cooking), and beans, fish or high quality meat, and fruit. ...Read more

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What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

What weight do you consider a healthy weight for a 19 year old female at 5'2" tall?

Depends: It is depend on your frame structure -small, medium or large frame but with your age and height, i would think that 100-110 lbs . Check with your doctor when you see her next, . ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for 5'0" female?

What is a healthy weight for 5'0" female?

Around: 90 to 110 pounds. 100 pounds is spot on. ...Read more

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I'm a competitive swimmer aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics. What are some medication/supplements to enhance endurance and testosterone? I train 10x/wk

I'm a competitive swimmer aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics. What are some medication/supplements to enhance endurance and testosterone? I train 10x/wk

Natural supplements: are the best way to attempt boosting your testosterone. Medications have side effects and are illegal for the Olympics! Zinc supplementation has been shown to be of some benefit in optimizing testosterone levels Vitamin D and whey protein may also be of some benefit. The most important thing to do is train and eat right. Best of luck! :) ...Read more

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What is ideal weight for 5'2" female ?

ideal weight: A bmi (body mass index) in the low 20's is desirable/ideal. Using a bmi chart 120-125lbs would give you a bmi of about 22 which is very good. At 140lbs you would be near 25 which is considered overweight. Of course everyone is different and people can have very different builds and bone structure. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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How much protein (grams) should a 5'10, 23 yr woman have for a healthy diet? Wants to lose 15 pounds?

How much protein (grams) should a 5'10, 23 yr woman have for a healthy diet? Wants to lose 15 pounds?

50 g per day: You need about 46-50 g of protein a day. To lose weight you need to cut your daily calories to about 500 less than what you burn. Also you must stay hydrated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some healthy ways for a teen athlete to lose weight without losing muscle?

What are some healthy ways for a teen athlete to lose weight without losing muscle?

Carbs and sugars: The trick to losing weight without muscle is to give your body the requisite nutrients and continue to exercise. Eliminating simple carbs, foods with white sugar like donuts, juices and other sweets, can go a long way. Also eliminating fried/ fast foods, foods high in salt, and processed foods. Increasing vegetable and fruit intake, and fiber. For further guidance, consult a nutritionist. ...Read more