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What's the ideal weight for 20 year old male who is 5"8 in height?

What's the ideal weight for 20 year old male who is 5"8 in height?

Bmi 18-25: There is no ideal weight. A lot depends on your body frame and muscle mass. The more muscle, the more you will weigh. A normal bmi (body mass index) for a typical male 5 ft 8 in, is between 120 and 165 lbs. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can marfan kids gain weight ? she is 9 years old.

Can marfan kids gain weight ? she is 9 years old.

Ideally yes: Children with MFS have exaggerated linear growth, so will usually appear tall and lean. Other assoc. conditions esp. heart and respiratory conditions may cause failure to gain weight. Your 9 year old should be cared for in a medical home with regular assessment by her pediatrician who can coordinate her care across all specialties involved in her health maintainance. ...Read more

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IAm 57 years old and 5'1" height how many Calories needed to loss weight 150 pounds?

IAm 57 years old and 5'1" height how many Calories needed to loss weight 150 pounds?

525,000: 150 lbs of fat represents 525,000 calories. To lose this amount of weight in a sustainable and effective manner should take you about a year and a half. You want to limit your calories and increase your exercise. Ideally you will be losing 1-2 lbs per week. Crash diets and exercise programs usually cause water and muscle loss instead of fat loss. Talk with a nutritionist and your doctor. ...Read more

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What's the healthy weight for 35 year old male 5'11?

What's the healthy weight for 35 year old male  5'11?

Bmi: Depends on many factors, frame, muscle mass, fat but the average weight can be found on any body mass index chart. How much do you weigh? ...Read more

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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

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What is ideal weight for 22 year old female (170cm)? and 22 year old male? please in kg

What is ideal weight for 22 year old female (170cm)? and 22 year old male? please in kg

BMI: A BMI (Body Mass Index) of 18.5-24.9 is normal. For the 1.7m female the ideal weight would be between 54kg to 72kg. You would need the height of the male to calculate it. Use the following link from the CDC to see for yourself. http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/metric_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html ...Read more

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What would an ideal weight loss in pounds be for a 13 year old boy 5ft1in weighing 136lbs?

What would an ideal weight loss in pounds be for a 13 year old boy 5ft1in weighing 136lbs?

Children Obesity: He should be almost 105 lbs based on his height. Low fat diet (no fast food) and swimming; walking; jugging; running; playing basketball; tennis; etc. Providing that they will be done regularly as a change in his life style, will help him to lose weight. He has to weigh himself only once a week and lose at least 1 lb/wk. I assume that he has normal thyoid tests with no other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Can an 11 year old lose weight safely?

Can an 11 year old lose weight safely?

Depends: Most of the time, if an 11 year old is overweight, then they should be able to grow into the weight, without having to lose weight. That means that the weight remains the same as they get taller. Sometimes they need to lose weight. Your doctor can answer that question with more information. ...Read more

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Fastest way for a 15 year old 5'10'', a 153 lbs to lose weight over 3 months?

Fastest way for a 15 year old 5'10'', a 153 lbs to lose weight over 3 months?

Balanced diet: A healthy diet with balanced nutrition is the best choice. Use low fat milk (skim or 1% is best), low fat meats and cheeses, lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Don't eat when you aren't hungry (if you are just bored, etc.). Stop eating when you start to get full. Get at least 1 hour per day at least 3-4 days per week of active exercise. ...Read more

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How does a 13 year old lose weight quickly?

Not recommended: Teens should not go on any type of crash diet. They can be dangerous and you will likely gain the weight back just as quickly. The best way to lose weight is slowly and steadily. Decrease junk food, control your portions, eat more slowly and don't eat when you aren't hungry. Start exercising- work into it gradually and build up. Start with a goal of 1 hour per day at least 3 days per week. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

Losing weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regularl exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433 calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...Read more

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How does a 12 year old male lose weight fast and safe?

Fast is not safe: The best way to lose weight is to decrease the amount of calories that one takes in while increasing the body's use of calories by increasing exercise. There is no quick fix, one must be patient and committed in order to be successful and to hope to keep the weight off. ...Read more

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How can an 11 year old girl lose weight?

How can an 11 year old girl lose weight?

Several Things: More exercise, portion control and better eating habits referring to dietary choices. And education for her as to why this is vitally important. ...Read more

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How can a 13 year old female lose weight w/o feeling hungry all the time?

How can a 13 year old female lose weight w/o feeling hungry all the time?

Patience: By increasing exercise and utilizing portion control. And expect a slow loss over a resonable period of time---not overnite! ...Read more

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Can a 31year old male loose weight by walking alone who 160 pounds loose 20 pounds?

Can a 31year old male loose weight by walking alone who 160 pounds loose 20 pounds?

Unlikely: You would lose this weight by walking alone unless you walked for a very long time (hours and hours at a time). Your best bet is combining exercise with dietary changes. However if you are only 160 lbs you may be within normal weight for your height (without you listing your height I can't be sure). ...Read more

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Am 23 year old. 5.8 height. Weighing only 48 kg. Need to increase my weight. Please help me...Thanks in advance?

Am 23 year old. 5.8 height. Weighing only 48 kg. Need to increase my weight. Please help me...Thanks in advance?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,... ...Read more

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Average weight of a 9 year old girl?

Weights vary: Kids' weights depend on their genetics and environments. A healthy weight can vary quite a bit in a child. Have her doctor plot her weight and height out on a growth curve and discuss her diet and exercise habits. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss in a thirty four yr old woman?

What causes hair loss in a thirty four yr old woman?

Stress,hormonal,meds: Condition called telogen effuvium, this can lead to hair roots to be pushed prematurely that causes hair to fall out in large amount, this may be due to an illness, major life stress, medications, pregnancy and crash diets.But hair usually grows back when cause is corrected other common causes are 1 thyroid disorder 2 hormonal imbalances and iron deficiency 3meds like antidepressant 4 fungal infectio. ...Read more

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How to lose weight for a 45 year old female?

How much weight loss: The old adage works, diet and exercise! just difficult to maintain either. Did you know that 20 minutes of resistance training can increase your basal metabolic rate for 48 hours! calculate your BMR (rough estimate is current weight x 13= total calories per day for bmr) than subtract 500 kcal from this for every pound of weight you want to lose per week. Go slow. Rapid loss see doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more