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No: The shape of the body is mostly dictated by the genetic make-up. Also where someone loses or gains weight is also dictated by the genetic make-up. However, for most part, abdominal fat is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many more chronic diseases. Therefore loss of abdominal fat and fat around waist to hip (more around waist) is very important no matter what the body proportions ar. ...Read more
No such ratio ...: There has been no such a formula to gauge penile size in relation to body fat because body fat distribution is related to aging, health state, disease conditions, lifestyle, etc. In reality, the penile size will not change although abnormal fat accumulation at lower abdomen/pubic region may deceptively devoured & hide it in fat mound. More? Contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log ...Read more
BMI: The body mass index is equal to the person's weight divided by the square of their height. Ideal body weight will vary with age, sex, muscle/fat ratio, height and bone density. Bmi is only a rough guide of a person's ideal body weight which is usually a range and not an absolute number. Generally a bmi less than 18 is underweight, 18-25 is ideal, 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. ...Read more
Wide range of normal: With such a wide range of normal at 3 years old, the best resource for determination of "ideal" is your son's pediatrician during a well child exam. Nonetheless, having said that, you may benefit by visiting "www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts" & select the cdc growth charts for children age 2 years of age & older in the U.S. You will see graphically that a growing normal 3 yr-old boy may vary from 12-20kg. ...Read more
Your question?: There's ordinarily no fat on a guy's penis. Actually, a man doesn't need any body fat in any case -- and muscle definition is much sought-after by celebrities and is a sign of good athletic conditioning. ...Read more
Maybe: If the pattern of fat loss is unusual, you may have one of the lipodystrophy syndromes; this is no big deal. If you're simply getting thinner, perhaps you've discovered that the lifestyle of the sedentary, overeating american child isn't for you, and you want to look and feel good and are doing what nature intended. Losing bodyfat is a good thing -- a man needs none, a lady needs just a bit. ...Read more
Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold standard for %fat is underwater weighing, bodpod, or dexa. Rmr requires a metabolic cart which is used in hospitals and research labs. Many of these are relegated to research labs. It is usually not necessary to know all this to be healthy. ...Read more
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more
Resistance Exercise: For people who are at an acceptable weight but want to lose a little around the middle, increasing physical activity can help. Resistance training is especially beneficial. You will burn body fat and build muscle, which is more dense. This can allow you to lose inches without losing much weight. ...Read more
Resistance training: Muscle weighs more than fat so as one gains muscle and becomes more lean with resistance training they may lose less overall weight. Most likely if you are becoming leaner from resistance training, you are probably losing some body fat percentage as well as weight. ...Read more
Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need other measures: B"sd this is not directly computable, but much can be made of these measurements - just published this http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crim/2016/1526175/ Body fat can be estimated with widely available bioelectric impedence, underwater weighing, skin calipers and some others. The gold standard is by total body DXA scan. Glad to discuss in detail ...Read more
Any BMI calculator: Bmi is only dependent on height and weight. Unfortunately age and gender don't factor into the calculation, thus one of the limitation of the calculation. Many elite body builders would be considered overweight or obese, as an example. As a result of low body fat. Use the calculation as an initial guide and work with your pcp or a dietitian to further evaluate the child's condition. ...Read more
Some bmi calculators show me the different results some show different it's very confusing . because online bmi calculators only ask height and weight is it possible to calculate bmi without adding body fat% age activity level etc?
Use only Wt. and Ht.: BMI is a screening number, and uses only Weight and Height. Don't add in other stuff to get the BMI number. CDC says: the accuracy of BMI as an indicator of body fatness... varies depending on the degree of body fatness. In other words, among relatively heavy children, BMI is a good indicator of excess body fatness;... among relatively thin children... BMI is more an indicator of fat-free mass... ...Read more
Im a 26 yr old female standing 5'2" how much should I weigh? All the BMI calculators say something different!
I am a male in my 50's non smoker Good Blood Pressure with a BMI of 22 I used an online Body Fat Calculator I appear to have 32% body fat, what does this mean in terms of health and lifestyle?
All the online calculators give different results. How many calories burned: 20yo 5"2 female, 113lbs, walked on treadmill 3.8 miles in 51 min. THANKS!
Calculation of caloric expenditure is only an approximation. Weighting yourself under similar conditions every day may be more reliable. For example if you weigh yourself at rising in the morning.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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What are BMI calculators don't calculate muscle mass and bone mass in addition to body fat do they?
What should my calorie intake be to lose weight? My first Doctor said 1200 but calculators say 2100. 310lbs 5'3" female 22 years old. Thank you!
It depends: Do you want to sustain your weight or lose weight? It may be best to consider weight loss since a 5'3" frame will have diffculty sustaining that weight over time without joint damage. Your calorie recommendations are extremes on a spectrum. I would suggest starting at 2500 carefullly counted for 2 months are drop by 100 every 2 months until you get to 1500. Return to 1800 when at goal weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difference in GFR: The answer to you question is that the GFR calculators give an estimated, not an actual, gfr. The calculation used to estimate the GFR is based on a person's age, sex, race, height and weight. The difference in your estimated GFR levels is about 5%, perhaps your weight was different. The only way to know what your real GFR is is to have a doctor order a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For studies: In order to study obesity, one has to have a definition of what it means to be obese. You can't simply use weight, as 200 lb might be obese for some people but would be a thin person if their height was 6 ft 8 in. Bmi takes into account height and weight. A bmi over 30 is considered obese. ...Read more
Use BMI calculator: Google up the bmi calculator, or "body mass indicator." this is based on your height and weight only. I always found that nursing mothers lost about five pounds when they stopped nursing. So using the bmi calculator should still be reasonable. You have to remember that you require more fluids and calorie intake to make milk for a hungry baby. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Pregnancy wheel: I'm not sure what exactly you're asking for here, but i'm assuming you need a guide to calculating pregnancy dates. Usually you can figure it by the date of either conception or the date of the last menstrual period, then using a pregnancy wheel (i'm sure there are online versions) that will calculate what the due date should be. ...Read more
You don't: Calculators make assumptions that everybody ovulates and that everybody has periods every month. However, this may not necessarily be the case. Calculator will just give you an ovulation date 2 weeks prior to your menses. To be certain that you actually ovulate, you should purchase an opk and use it as directed, generally start testing ~ day 10 if you have regular periods. ...Read more
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